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Capital, Kandal and Kep set to be first three mine-free for Kingdom


 

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(Phnom Penh Post) Phnom Penh, along with Kandal and Kep provinces, will no longer be first-priority areas for continued operations to clear anti-personnel mines.

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) issued a report on February 16 indicating that all of the minefields previously identified in those areas – 64ha in Kandal, 69.8ha in Kep and 983ha in and around Phnom Penh – have largely been cleared.

 Preah Sihanouk, Kampot, Kampong Cham and Takeo provinces are expected to be the next regions with a downgraded status in overall threat level due to mines.

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Published: Friday, February 18, 2022

Last Updated: Friday, February 18, 2022

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