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One child was killed and another was injured when a landmine exploded in the eastern province of Ağrı’s Doğubayazıt district today. 
 
Shepherds Adem Yiğit, 10, and Ertan Dilaver, 12, accidentally entered a minefield as they led their animals to a grassy pasture for grazing. 
 
Dilaver was killed while Yiğit was injured when a land mine exploded. Yiğit was taken to Doğubeyazıt state hospital. 
 
The minefield was located between two border outposts near border stone No. 108 and was marked with signs, reports said.  


July/12/2012

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