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DDAS, 2000, Mozambique, vegetation removal, Grenade


The accident occurred in a mined area that had been worked on at the provincial government request since January 10th 2000. The method used was conventional manual demining. At 06:51 “while working in a dense vegetation area, the deminer used a machete to cut some branches “… He dragged the cut branches out and heard a “strange click”. He ran about “15 metres into a cleared area and took cover a few seconds before the F1-grenade exploded”.



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