Iraq: Man killed by mine in Erbil’s Choman district


A man was killed on Sunday when a landmine exploded while he was foraging for wild vegetables in the mountains of Erbil province’s Choman district, according to an official. This is the second mine incident in the district this spring.

Shwan Jamal, 29, from Choman, was collecting wild vegetables in the mountains when a mine exploded and he was killed, Rabar Anwar, head of Erbil’s Mine Action Agency’s media office told Rudaw’s Bakhtyar Qadir on Sunday.

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Source: RUDAW News