Cambodia reports 71 landmine/UXO casualties in 10 months

Cambodia recorded 71 landmine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) casualties in the first 10 months of 2019, up 42 percent compared with 50 over the same period last year, said an official report on Friday.

During the January-October period this year, 11 people were killed, up from eight deaths over the same period last year, said the report released by the Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA).

It added that 60 others were either injured or limps amputated during the first 10 months of this year, up from only 42 in the same period last year.

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