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Landmine Kills Civilian in Disputed Kurdish Town of Mandali

A civilian was killed after a landmine went off on Monday near Mandali subdistrict of Khanaqin, Diyala province.

A local official said that the landmine is believed to be an explosive left from the Iran-Iraq War in 1980s.

The victim was a 16-year-old boy who was a shepherd grazing his herd outside Qaralous village, the official added.

The boy was initially injured but he succumbed to his wounds an hour after he was transferred to the hospital.