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The Deputy Country Director was interviewed by the researcher on 18th November 1998 and later send a one page summary of the accident and two others (dated 01/11/95). He said that the victim had initiated a PMN mine at approximately 12:45 whilst prodding with his three-pronged fork. At the time an internal investigation [not made available] concluded that he had not used his detector in that area prior to the accident, which was against instructions from his supervisors. “If he had been using the detector the accident would probably have been avoided.

Topics: DDAS, 1995, Mozambique, excavation, PMN, AP, Defense and Security Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration, Public Policy, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Social Policy
Publisher: JMU Scholarly Commons
Year: 1995
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