landmine victimes Archives - KHRN

December 28, 2021

Landmine blasts kill two in Iran, Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Landmine explosions in Iran's western Ilam province and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq killed a child and a 39-year-old man on 26 December. "A 10-year-old nomadic child was grazing livestock in the border area near Abu Ghoveyr village in the city of Dehloran. After the animals stepped on the landmine, the shrapnel from the explosion hit the child in the chest", said the city police chief...

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February 26, 2020

A Child Killed by Landmine blast in Qasr-e Shirin

According to IRNA, a 14-year-old child lost his life due to the blast of a landmine left from the Iran-Iraq war in Tangab area of Qasr-e Shirin on February 22. These areas were declared to have been cleared up by the National Landmine Authority of Iran in 2012."There are still unexploded mines in 4 provinces West Azarbaijan , Kurdistan, Kermanshah and...

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October 31, 2019

Kurdish Civilian Lost Leg in Mine Blast

A shepherd was injured in a mine explosion on October 28, local sources told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). Arastoo Nik Bin, 29 years old Kurdish citizen from the village of Ishaqabad in Saqqez, was taken to a hospital in Saqqez after a mine explosion. He has reportedly lost one leg due to serious injuries. The mines left over from the Iran-Iraq war claim the life of dozens of victims in...

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December 3, 2018

Two Kurdish Civilians Wounded by Landmine Explosion in Baneh

Two Kurdish civilians were wounded by mine blast in Hangeh Jale village of Baneh this morning. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that at 7 am on Sunday, December 02, a landmine exploded at an agricultural land in Hangeh Jale of Baneh. As a result of this incident, a 35-year-old civilian known as Safar Rahmani was wounded. Following the explosion, a number...

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September 25, 2018

Two Kolbars Killed, One Wounded Due to Landmine Explosion in Marivan Border Area

Two Kolbars died and another one was seriously wounded following the explosion of a landmine near the village of Duran (of Marivan Marivan )Today on Tuesday, September 25. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has identified the dead Kolbars as Ali Naderi from Gwantou Village of Divandareh and Abdullah Mohammadzadeh from the village of Tinal of Marivan. Moreover, a kolbar from the Banjeo village of Sanandaj,...

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June 18, 2018

Piranshahr Court Sentenced the Mine Explosion Victim to a Fine of 11 Million Tomans

A Kolbar who was severely injured by the mine blast was sentenced to pay a fine for illegally leaving the country and the damage caused by the mine blast. Loghman Vahid, A Kolbar from Shin Abad village of Piranshahr, who lost one leg and one eye in a mine blast during work on November last year, was ordered by the Prieshshahr court to pay a...

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October 25, 2017

Iran: Three Citizens Killed and Wounded Due to Land Mine Explosions in Mehran

This morning, land mine explosions in one of the Mehran border areas left one dead and two wounded. According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), a land mine clearance officer called Javad Derakhshan affiliated with the Demining Institution was killed while two other land mine clearance officers including Ghodrat Parseh and Mehdi Rezayi were due to mine explosion during the demining operation...

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October 16, 2017

Iran: Three Citizens Killed and Wounded Due to Land Mine Explosions in Kurdistan

During the past week, land mine explosions in several areas of Kurdistan left one dead and three wounded. According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), two land mine clearance officers affiliated with the Demining Institution were killed and wounded in a mine explosion during the demining operation in the Ozgaleh area of Tazeh Abad on Saturday, October 14. Another employee of the same...

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May 15, 2017

Landmine Explosion Wounded A Kurdish Citizen in Qasr-e Shirin

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) - Last night on May 14, A 28 year old shepherd from nomad was wounded in his leg and arm, near the Shirazi bridge in Qasr-e Shirin in a mine explosion. The explosion was so terrific that has been heard by the entire city of Qasr-e Shirin. Over the past years, this border area has been the location of nomadic...

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