A view from Saidahmadan village in Qaladze district, north of Sulaimani, October 9, 2020. Photo by Muhammad Pirot
SULAIMANI – A 31-years-old worker was killed and two others were injured when an explosive device went off in a garden in Saidahmadan village in Qaladze district north of Sulaimani on Wednesday (July 21), Raparin Police Directorate reported.
The workers were trying to drill a well using a TNT but it was mistakenly detonated, the police said.
“I hired them to drill a handy well for me,” the owner of the garden said, noting the workers used a TNT to remove rocky mountains inside the well.
The two injured are now in a stable condition in Qaladze General Hospital.