On Sunday, April 12th, a 12-year-old kid named "Mahdi Chenani", a nomadic in the city of Hamidiyeh, Khuzestan province, was seriously injured when he was hit by a landmine.
The child's leg was amputated in the incident that took place near the "Farajvani" barracks.
The child is currently under intensive medical care.
According to the statistics recorded in "Mine and Life", 37 citizens were killed and injured in a mine explosion in Iran and Kurdistan in 1398 (Hijri).
Out of this total, 9 citizens lost their lives in a landmine accident in Khuzestan, Golestan, Urmia, Sanandaj and Kermanshah provinces.
In that statistic, 6 people were injured in a landmine explosion under the age of 18.
According to these statistics, most of the injured in the legs and arms have been mutilated.