Landmine Tragedy Strikes North Korean Soldiers Amid DMZ Encroachments

Seoul, South Korea – A series of landmine explosions have resulted in casualties among North Korean troops engaged in demining and other activities near the militarized border, South Korean military officials reported on Tuesday. These incidents underscore the heightened tensions and ongoing military activities within the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), a heavily fortified area that separates the two Koreas. The South Korean military’s surveillance resources have spotted North Korean soldiers performing land clearance and installing mines …

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Landmine Explosion Leaves Another Victim Injured in Iranian Border Town

Kermanshah, Iran – A harvester driver was injured in Qasr-e Shirin, Kermanshah province, due to the explosion of a dormant landmine left over from the Iran-Iraq war. This incident marks one of several landmine explosions in the region that have caused harm to Kurdish individuals. Over the past week, at least five individuals have either been killed or injured in landmine-related incidents in Qasr-e Shirin, Piranshahr, and Oshnavieh. Reports from the Hengaw Organization for Human …

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Kurdish Man Injured in Landmine Explosion While Collecting Wild Herbs in Kurdistan Village

Saqqez, Kurdistan Province, Iran – A tragic incident involving a Kurdish individual named Keyvan Hermidoli recently unfolded in the village of Hermidol, leaving him injured in a landmine explosion. The 31-year-old was carrying out the collection of wild herbs when the blast occurred, causing significant harm. As a married man and father, Hermidoli was rushed to Shafa Hospital in Saqqez for emergency surgery and is currently recovering in stable condition, as confirmed by sources familiar …

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