MINE EXPLOSIONS KILL ONE AND WOUND ANOTHER

Armenpress
May 10 2006

YEREVAN, MAY 10, ARMENPRESS: Land mine explosions this week have
killed one man and wounded heavily another one. Armenian emergencies
service said Mkrtich Grigorian, 35, a resident of Nerkin Sasnashen
village in Aragatsotn province, died near the village of Bazmaberd,
located near a shooting ground.

Rescuers said he discovered the mine in the land and was killed by the
explosion when trying to burn the mine's fuse. The second man, Hakob
Mikaelian, 53, from the village of Khachik in Vayots Dzor province, was
heavily wounded in the leg by a mine's explosion near the border with
Azerbaijan's enclave of Nakhichevan. Doctors had to amputate his leg.