Cambodia land mine casualties increase by over 40pct this year

Despite an international effort to clear land mines in Cambodia, the casualties from them still saw an increase of over 40 per cent this year.

The Cambodian Mine Action Authority said there were 71 casualties from January to October this year due to land mine and unexploded ordnance incidents.

It said 11 people died, 47 were injured and 13 had to undergo amputation.

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