Manufactured in Pakistan, they have been found in Afghanistan, Angola, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Somalia, India and
The mine casings are usually brown or green, with a yellow ring between the top and bottom halves. Arming caps are usually white, and screw over the entire top of the mine. They can be replaced to effectively neutralise a mine after arming.
In Sri Lanka, most mines are disarmed by unscrewing the base of the mine, so removing the detonator and booster. When enough pressure is applied to the circular pressure plate on top of the mine, the shear-wire is broken releasing the sprung firing pin into the friction sensitive detonator. The mines are used as the initiators of several of Pakistan's Anti-Tank mines.
Main charge: 30g Tetryl