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Story Publication logo September 14, 2023

New Drone Technology Could Make It Easier To Clear Unexploded Bombs, Mines in Ukraine


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The Pulitzer Center is partnering with "PBS NewsHour" to bring viewers the kind of reporting...

Video courtesy of PBS NewsHour. Ukraine, 2023.

Among the horrors of war, landmines and unexploded ordnances linger and kill for years afterward. Ukraine is littered with landmines and bombs from both sides. Clearing those explosives is a massive and complicated task, but two young Americans are working on a technological advancement that could make it easier. Special correspondent Jack Hewson reports with the support of the Pulitzer Center.

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