Casualties from landmines in Cambodia down 42 per cent


Regional and internal conflicts from the 1960s to late 1998 had left Cambodia as one of the most mine and explosive remnants of war affected countries in the world. - The Star/ANN

PHNOM PENH (Xinhua): Cambodia reported 36 landmine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) casualties in the first half of 2020, down 42 per cent compared with 62 over the same period last year, said an official report on Thursday (June 25).

During the January-June period this year, nine people were killed, down from 11 deaths over the same period last year, said the report released by the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA).

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