Cambodia reports 77 landmine/UXO casualties in 2019

Cambodia recorded 77 landmine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) casualties in 2019, up 33 percent compared with 58 in the year before, said an official report on Tuesday.

Twelve people were killed last year, up from 10 deaths in the previous year, said the report released by the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA).

It added that 65 others were either injured or limps amputated last year, up from 48 in the year before.

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