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Publication Date

11-29-2016

Keywords

DDAS, 2016, Lebanon, Excavation, GYATA 64, AP

Abstract

On the 29th of November 2016 at [International demining organization] task NDO-235 S, an uncontrolled detonation of a GYATA 64 AP mine occurred while [International demining organization] MTT 1 deminer [the Victim] was working in his lane (11 minutes into his second shift) and led to an injury.

The injuries sustained by [the Victim] resulted in the amputation of his left pinky finger, and severe wound in his left index finger, burns in his left wrist, severe wound in his right forearm and some minor wounds and scratches in the front area of his legs.

Based on all available evidences, the BOI team concludes that the accident occurred with the deminer while he was conducting manual excavation in his clearance lane (an un-cleared area).

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