Reference : V-P-NI-E-00088
Date : 04/02/2014
Country/Region : NICARAGUA
Caption : Managua, Milagro de Dios. Portrait of a former combatant in his house. He was injured in 1984 in the explosion of an anti-personnel mine while he was fighting near the Honduras border.
Photographer : LISTE, Sebastian
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : Getty Images/CICR
Description : The accident occurred around the Nicaraguan-Honduras border area, a zone where the conflict was particularly devastating and where there is now the greatest number of mines in the country.

In the explosion, he lost his two hands and his eyes and ears were heavily injured. After the accident, he has been studying and working in a printing office and working as a journalist for a radio. He now lives with his wife and works selling ice in his neighborhood.

Original material : digital
Resolution : 4000x6000
Orientation : portrait
Colour/B&W : colour