Kurdpa Agency: Mahabad Mountaineering Committee informs the climbers and explorers about the dangers of mines in the altitude of Mahabad.
According to a report by the Kurdistan Press Agency, the Mountaineering Board of Mahabad announced the danger of mine explosion in climbing routes.
In this announcement stated: The Mountaineering Committee of Mahabad informed the mountain climbers and departed alumni that there are a number of mines along the heights of the Sheikhan, Gomashin and Nilan heights along the high altitudes and in the direction of the springs.
The mountaineering committee of Mahabad added: \"These mines have been displaced by recent intense rainfall.
The mountaineering committee of Mahabad has asked climbers to observe safety tips when climbing at high altitudes.
According to official investigations, Iran is the second-most contaminated with mines country in the world, and apart from controversial statistics on landmine numbers, it is estimated at four million and two hundred thousand hectares of Iran\'s land, officials have reported that there has been more than 16 million unexploded mines and ordnance after the end of war in Urmia, Sanandaj, Kermanshah, Ilam and Khuzestan.