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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Mine Blast Kills 3

ST. PETERSBURG () -- Three men were killed and four others injured Monday when a World War II anti-tank mine exploded, officials said.


The men found the old mine on a farm and tossed it onto a bonfire, causing it to explode, the Emergency Situations Ministry said. Two of the men were killed immediately, and a third died while being transported to a local hospital.


The four injured men were in serious condition in local hospitals.