Kurdpa Agency: The explosion of mines left over from an eight-year-long war between Iran and Iraq in Ilam was injured a man.
According to a report by the Kurdistan Press Agency, on Monday, July 15th, an Ilami citizen named Yaqub Hajipur, 49, was severely injured and caused disability from the left heel region.
This citizen has suffered this accidents at the Kalleh Qandī heights in the border area of Mimak, near the Daraji checkpoint in Ilam.
This citizen has been transferred to medical centers for medical treatment.
According to official investigations, Iran is the second-most contaminated with mines country in the world, and apart from controversial statistics on landmine numbers, it is estimated at four million and two hundred thousand hectares of Iran\'s land, officials have reported that there has been more than 16 million unexploded mines and ordnance after the end of war in Urmia, Sanandaj, Kermanshah, Ilam and Khuzestan.