THE UNSEEN KILLERS

AN AMERICAN SOLDIER BLOWN UP BY A BOSNIAN MINE JOINS THE GROWING LIST OF PEACEKEEPING CASUALTIES

WATCHFUL COMMANDERS IN BOSNIA never tire of warning soldiers in their charge that there are any number of ways to meet death in the Balkans--and almost all come suddenly. It can sneak up from behind, directed by the cross hairs of a sniper's scope. It can clasp travelers in the muddy embrace of a collapsing mountain road. Or it can detonate from below--which is what happened at 3:45 p.m. last Saturday when Sergeant Donald Dugan, 38, of Belle Center, Ohio, reportedly manning a checkpoint near Tuzla, stepped to the side of the road and was killed by a land mine.

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