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Angola/Bie: Landmine kills children, injures other in Andulo

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Kuito, 07/07 - An eleven-year old boy died and another one got injured Monday, following an anti-personnel land-mine blast, at Andulo district, in central Bie province, Angop has learnt.

The accident took place when Jacob Calulo, the victim was searching for wood to cook. His brother is receiving treatment at Andulo hospital, due to serious injuries.

According to the National Intersectorial Commission of Demining and Humanitarian Assistance (CNIDAH), eight children were killed so far this year by mines.