One Injured in Land Mine Blast

One Injured in Land Mine BlastOne Injured in Land Mine Blast

Explosion of a land mine, a remnant of the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war, in a rural area in Qasr-e Shirin County in Kermanshah Province, injured one person on Saturday. “The man was driving his tractor in the fields around Qasr-e Shirin when it hit a mine, injuring him badly in the blast,” said Nematollah Nazparvardeh, Qasr-e Shirin deputy governor general for political and social affairs. He noted that some 12 mine explosions have taken place since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20) as a result of which several people were killed and nine injured, IRNA reported.


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