Cambodia reports 55 landmine/UXO casualties in 9 months, down 17 pct

Cambodia reported 55 landmine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) casualties in the first nine months of 2020, down 17 percent compared with 66 over the same period last year, said an official report on Thursday.

During the January-September period this year, 16 people were killed, up from 11 deaths over the same period last year, said the report released by the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authorities (CMAA).

It added that 39 others were either injured or amputated during the period this year, down from 55 over the same period last year.

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