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DDAS, 1993, Cambodia, missed mine, Type 72, AP


They were working very slowly and had only cleared 15m2 by 14:00. He had checked the area ahead of the lane for tripwires, then cut the grass. The third deminer then went to rest and Victim No.2 checked the area with the detector and marked three places. Victim No.1 then went forward to prod the marked places. He prodded on one but could find nothing so called Victim No.2 forward to show him exactly where the detector had signalled. Victim No.2 did so and as he walked back he stepped on the mine at 14:05. Victim No.2's "left leg was bleeding" and his foot blown off. Victim No.1 suffered "blast bruises on his face". The extent of damage to his eyes was unclear.



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