26 killed and injured by landmines

Twenty-six people were killed and injured by landmines and unexploded ordnance in the first four months of the year in Cambodia.

The Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA) said it was a decrease of 48 per cent compared to the same period last year when 50 casualties were recorded.

Of the 26 victims, five died, 21 sustained serious and minor injuries, seven of whom had their limbs amputated and will become disabled for life. They are still being treated by medical teams.

In full: https://www.nst.com.my/world/region/2020/05/592105/26-killed-and-injured-landmines

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