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DDAS, 2010, Afghanistan, excavation, AP


On 15 August 2010 while [the Victim] deminer was busy in his clearance lane excavating a detected signal, his excavation tool touched a mine and caused it to explode. According to the investigation report the signal was not pinpointed correctly and the deminer has used his excavation tool directly on the top of anti-personnel mine and the accident happened. Fortunately the victim deminer was fully dressed with PPE, so he got a superficial injury between the thumb & index finger of his right hand.



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