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DDAS, 1997, Afghanistan, excavation, PMN, AP


The investigators determined that the victim was clearing the dry bed of a lake [this appears to conflict with "hillside"] and prodded to investigate an area that the dog had indicated. He used his detector then investigated the reading with a pick. The mine was identified as a PMN (from "found fragments"). The victim's pick handle and his visor were damaged. The victim walked out of mined area unaided.



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