- Title: Prince Harry meets landmine victim held by Diana 22 years ago
- Date: 27th September 2019
- Summary: NEVES BENDINHA, ANGOLA (FILE - JANUARY, 1997) (ORIGINALLY 4:3) (AGENCY POOL) VARIOUS OF PRINCESS DIANA SEATED FOR PHOTO OPPORTUNITY WITH YOUNG VICTIMS WHO HAVE LOST LIMBS IN LANDMINE EXPLOSIONS, TIGICA SITTING ON DIANA'S LAP
- Embargoed: 11th October 2019 22:09
- Keywords: Britain's Prince Harry Sandra Tigica Princess Diana landmine victim Diana's footsteps
- Location: LUANDA AND NEVES BENDINHA, ANGOLA
- City: LUANDA AND NEVES BENDINHA, ANGOLA
- Country: Angola
- Topics: Arts / Culture / Entertainment,Royals
- Reuters ID: LVA002AYFQ62V
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Britain's Prince Harry met with landmine victim Sandra Tigica during his tour of Angola on Friday (September 27), 22 years after Tigica was held by his late mother Princess Diana.
Sandra Tigica was 13-years-old when she met Diana in Neves Bendinha in 1997, a few months before Diana's fatal car crash in Paris.
The encounter, which took place in the British ambassador's residence in in Luanda, came during a trip that had Harry follow in Diana's footsteps.
Speaking at the event, Harry said the tour had been very special and emotional and has had "incredibly productive last two days."
Earlier in the day, Harry walked down Princess Diana Street and sat beneath the Diana Tree, the spot where his mother, who campaigned for a global ban on mines, was photographed.
The landmines were planted during Angola's 27-year civil war, which ended in 2002. Many people remain displaced and thousands have been left with disabilities from landmines which continue to maim and kill.
Harry's visit to Angola is part of a southern African trip by him, Meghan and their four-month-old son Archie. Their first overseas tour as a family began in South Africa on Monday (September 23).
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