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DDAS, 1997, Afghanistan, excavation, Grenade


The investigators determined that the victim got a reading on a "hand grenade or its wire" and his partner came to investigate the reading with a long handled shovel. When he started to "cut/remove the bushes, safety pin of the hand grenade got out". The deminer ran away and after a few seconds the grenade exploded. The device was identified as a hand grenade from "found fragments".



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