IED explodes under vehicle carrying demining team in northern Iraq


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Baghdad ( – An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blew up under a vehicle carrying a demining team in northern Iraq on Tuesday, injuring seven personnel, according to a press statement issued by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).

The IED exploded under a minibus that was transporting a demining team of Iraqi men and women from Global Clearance Solutions (GCS), to a work site in Tel Keif, northeast the city of Mosul in Nineveh governorate, according to the UNAMI statement.

Personnel injured were transported to a hospital and reported to be in stable condition, and the Iraqi authorities have been notified, the statement mentioned.


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Published: Friday, July 8, 2022

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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