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DDAS, 2010, Afghanistan, excavation, fuze


According to the investigation report the de-miner was using the scraper direct on the top of the detected signal causing it to go off. It was then found that the exploded item was a MUV fuse. As a result of the explosion, [MUV fuze] sustained injuries on his eyes, right side ear, arm and head; the injuries indicate that the de-miner was not using his visor properly.



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