improvised mine


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improvised mine

[′im·prə′vīzd ′mīn]
(ordnance)
A mine manufactured of available materials because standard mines are either unavailable or are incapable of producing the desired result.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In a statement to TAP, Ridha Sfar, Minister in charge of Security said "one of the officers sustained light injuries in the leg while the two others were hit by fragments of an improvised mine."
Askar explained that Houthi militias used different types of mines, including anti-personnel mines which are banned in residential areas and are very dangerous, and camouflaged and improvised mines.