Leftover land mine explodes, kills 6 in Iran

An Iranian semi-official news agency reports an explosion from a land mine left over from the Iran-Iraq war of the 1980s has killed six people and injured one.

Tehran: An Iranian semi-official news agency reports an explosion from a land mine left over from the Iran-Iraq war of the 1980s has killed six people and injured one.
The today`s report by Mehr says the explosion happened yesterday, during a minesweeping operation near the town of Marivan, some 490 kilometers southwest of Tehran.
Explosions from leftover munitions lead to casualties in Iran from time to time.

PTI

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