South Sudan: Driving out landmines

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Nancy driving an armoured vehicle that is built to crush landmines. UNifeed (video capture)

After decades of civil war in Sudan, South Sudan gained independence in July 2011, and became the world's newest country. But legacies of the conflict live on.

One young woman is challenging traditional roles by driving an armoured vehicle that is built to crush landmines, and in the process is clearing the remnants of her country's troubled past.

Mahbub Ahmad has the story in this report produced by Nathan Beriro.

Duration: 2'31"

 

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