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Two brothers were blasted by mine

02 August 2005 [11:16] - TODAY.AZ
On 31 July on the area of the Ahmedagali village of Agdam region in Azerbaijan two brothers Suleymanovs, Emin and Elvin, 1990 and 1992 respectively, were blasted by anti-tank mine.
The Azerbaijan National Agency on Mine Action (ANAMA) told Trend.

The report says, the incident happened while the brothers were grazing the cattle. At the result of the explosion the elder brother died on the spot, the younger one was delivered to Saridjali village hospital in a heavy condition and from there to one of Baku hospitals.

According to the ANAMA report, since 2001 at the result of 64 such accidents, 42 persons died from mines and ammunitions and 72 got various injuries.


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