Russian Defense Ministry: A Russian peacekeeping officer dies by a landmine in Karabakh

Russian Defense Ministry: A Russian peacekeeping officer dies by a landmine in Karabakh
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  • calendar-gray 18 December 2020

A Russian peacekeeping officer died while clearing mines in Shusha, Nagorno-Karabakh, APA reports quoting the Russian Defense Ministry. 

"On December 17, an explosive device exploded during the demining of a part of the road in Shusha settlement. An officer of the International Mine Action Center's demining team was seriously injured in the blast, the ministry said.

"The serviceman was treated immediately, but died in a vehicle while being taken to hospital," the statement said.

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