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DDAS, 2009, Afghanistan, excavation, AP


On 28 July 2009 at 08:10 hrs when Ahmed de-miner was working on a signal in his clearance lane by using a pickaxe instead of bayonet, he hit the mine on its top and caused it to go off. According to the investigation report the ground surface was uneven, hard and impossible to work in sitting position, so he has started to investigate the signal in standing position. This was the main reason of initiating mine and accident.



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