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Ecuador Land Mines Removed From Peruvian Border (PHOTOS)

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Past conflicts between Ecuador and Peru have left the landscape dotted with mines, and their removal is risky business. This important job is done by hand at the Peruvian and Ecuadorian border, as soldiers sweep the jungle with metal detectors searching for mines. Helicopters stand by to transport the wounded in case of an accident.

Below, see stunning photos of the soldiers at work:

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