11 killed, 44 injured in UXO accidents in Laos during 2021


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(China.org.cn) VIENTIANE, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) -- The National Regulatory Authority for the UXO/Mine Action Sector (NRA) of Laos recorded 31 UXO (Unexploded Ordnance) accidents over the course of 2021, in which 44 people were injured and 11 died.

The figures were reported during a videoconference on Nov. 30, between the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare, the NRA and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), local daily Vientiane Times reported on Thursday.

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Published: Thursday, December 9, 2021

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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