The deminer and his partner began work at 0730. By 0850, they had cleared 50 square meters. Both men wore frag-jackets, helmets and visors. The victim was clearing by using his prodder. He was called to help his section leader remove grass from a large pothole in the road. As he returned at 0850, he stepped on a mine he had previously missed. (Extracted from the Database of Demining Incident Victims, 1999, Incident #53.)
"The U.S. Approach: Deminer Personal Protective Equipment Development,"
Journal of Mine Action
: Vol. 4
, Article 2.
Available at: https://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol4/iss2/2
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