Cambodia sees rise in landmine/UXO casualties in 1st 4 months

Phnom Penh – Cambodia has recorded 47 landmine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) casualties in the first four months of 2019, up 96 percent compared with 24 casualties over the same period last year, said an official report on Thursday.

During the January-April period this year, eight people were killed, up from only five deaths over the same period last year, said the report of the Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA).

It added that 39 others were either injured or limps amputated during the first four months of this year, up from merely 19 over the same period last year.

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