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DDAS, 2007, Afghanistan, excavation
The deceased deminer detonated the PMN mine with an unidentified object. He was in a kneeling position with his right side facing towards the mine. The blast struck him on the chest and right hand side, causing a fatal wound to the right under arm (armpit). He suffered extensive bleeding from this wound and also from the mouth and nose at the time. He was evacuated by ambulance but died en route to the hospital.