Three Armenian deminers injured in cluster bomb explosion

Yesterday (11 August), the self-styled State Emergency Service of the self-proclaimed Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) reported that three deminers were injured when a cluster bomb exploded. News.am reports that the sappers were carrying out engineering research in the territory of the Nor Shen community in the Martuni province of Nagorno-Karabakh, when the cluster bomb detonated. 

Two of the sappers are reported to be in ‘moderate’ and ‘critical’ condition by News.am, which claims to be in contact with the self-styled Ministry of Health of the de facto NKR. They remain in an intensive care unit having undergone surgery yesterday. The condition of the third is reported to be good; however, he cannot yet be discharged from the hospital.

 

source: commonspace.eu with News.am (Yerevan) and agencies
photo: An Armenian deminer at work (archive); Armenian Center for Humanitarian Demining & Expertise 

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