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DDAS, 2000, Afghanistan, handling, Ordnance


During supervision of demining activities in Shin Dand district of Farah Province, Victim No.1 found an unknown device (probably a warhead) on 10th April 2000. He wanted to investigate the device further, so took it to Herat. The next day, together with a “radio mechanic” he took it into the office and attempted to defuse and dismantle it. It exploded in the office. The two men died immediately.



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