He was on a tour of duty in Afghanistan in January when he stepped on an anti-tank mine
MARWANIEH: A man miraculously survived a land-mine explosion in the south Lebanon village of Marwanieh Monday, after his truck drove over a 10- year-old anti-tank mine
I was carrying a Tellermine, a German anti-tank mine
, and a Canadian with me was also carrying a Tellermine and a Czech anti-tank mine
The Taliban were trying to lay a massive anti-tank mine
, which dated back to the Russian occupation 20 years ago.
The MoD said Lance Bombardier Dwyer had been driving the vehicle on Wednesday when it was struck by an anti-tank mine
Arthur Bywater, who was 91, won the GC in 1944 for his outstanding heroism in removing, over three days, almost 13,000 potentially faulty anti-tank mine
fuses from a munitions factory in Lancashire after an explosion.
He said: "We don't know what it is exactly, but from what we've seen we think it's going to be an anti-tank mine
, probably World War Two.
As he did so he hit another anti-personnel mine and then an anti-tank mine
According to an official statement released by the General Commander of the Jordanian Armed Forces, on Sunday, Amman addressed the call to Tel Aviv after Israeli personnel and bomb disposal experts dismantled and removed anti-tank mine
fields in the border region located close to the Jordanian area of Deir Ala, only 500 meters from the border line.
Six anti-personal mines and one anti-tank mine
were seized from a house in De Pahlawan village of Shindand," he said, adding three inmates of the house were detained.
He said a large cache of arms, including a rocket, a bomb, more than 100 sticks of explosive and an anti-tank mine
But it is believed the vehicle might have run over a large anti-tank mine
that was legacy of the Soviet invasion or civil war in Afghanistan.