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DDAS, 2004, Somaliland, excavation, Fuze


The incident is classed as a “Excavation incident” because the victim had hand and leg injury and a photograph shows an accident site that implies the victim was reaching down into a cavity, perhaps with one leg inside the cavity when the fuze was initiated by his activity. The report states that he “hit the detonator” but does not explain what with, so a hand-tool is presumed.



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