A 30-year civil war left Cambodia among the most heavily mined nations on earth but the aim is for the nation to be landmine-free by 2025, with ongoing Australian financial and technical support.
Buried land mines have claimed thousands of casualties over the last two decades despite a concerted international de-mining effort.
Some 4320 people were reported killed or injured in 1996 and that fell dramatically to just 77 casualties by 2019. A further 38 victims were reported for the first six months of this year.
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