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Mine explosion kills 7 Iranians along border with Iraq: report




The Tehran Times  June 18, 2011

TEHRAN – The Iraqi Kurdish forces spokesman has claimed that seven Iranian soldiers were killed when they strayed into a minefield laid along Iran’s border with Iraq’s Kurdish region. Jabar Yawar told Reuters on Thursday the Iranian troops were new to the area and had accidentally entered a minefield. However, Iran’s consul-general in Arbil, the capital of Kurdistan region, said he was not aware of the incident

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June 17, 2011 - Posted by | Iran, Iraq, Landmines | , , , ,

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