• In this Thursday, April 14, 2016 photo, a Syrian man pushes a trolley with his belongings to load them onto a bus with others leaving their home towns, near a crater in the town of Palmyra in the central Homs province, Syria. Volunteer sappers in opposition-held areas of Syria are improvising their approaches to one of the world's most dangerous tasks: dismantling cluster munitions, land mines and explosive booby-traps as they work to make battle-torn areas safe for civilians to return. The result has been tragic. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

    Syria’s volunteer sappers improvise mine-clearing methods

    BEIRUT (AP) — Volunteers in opposition-held areas of Syria are forced to improvise as they carry out one of the world’s most dangerous tasks: dismantling cluster munitions, land mines and explosive booby-traps as they work to make battle-torn areas safe for civilians to return.