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Afghan-Dutch designer Massoud Hassani built the “Mine Kafon” by hand, according to the BBC. Powered by wind, the 175-pound ball rolls across the ground like a tumbleweed. A 37-pound iron casing is surrounded by dozens of bamboo rods that have plastic casings at the tips, creating a dandelion-head shape. To see it in action, check out the video above.
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Mr Hassani has teamed up with the Dutch Explosive Disposal Ordnance Unit to test it in the Moroccan desert, but in its present form they say it is not suitable for military purposes Undeterred, Mr Hassani is now looking for a solution. 'I hope they can help me build these things,' he said