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DDAS, 2007, Lebanon, excavation, No. 4 Israel, AP


On 18 June 2007 at 1140 hrs (local time), [the Victim] a (Commercial demining group) Deminer, inadvertently caused an item of explosive ordnance (EO), which is considered to be a No. 4A anti-personnel mine, to activate, while conducting the manual mine clearance full excavation procedure. As a result of the explosion [the Victim] was thrown backwards by the blast wave and suffered a traumatic amputation of the right hand, a fractured right humerous and critical head and eye injuries.



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