Casualties from landmine/UXO in Cambodia doubled in H1: report

Cambodia recorded 62 landmine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) casualties in the first half of 2019, up 100 percent compared with 31 over the same period last year, said an official report on Tuesday.

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

It added that 51 others were either injured or limps amputated during the first six months of this year, up from 24 in the same period last year.

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