Cambodia’s landmine, ERW casualties up 54%


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(Khmer Times) Casualties from landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW) were 40 for the first half of 2022, an increase of 54% compared to the same period last year when there were 26 victims, said the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authorities (CMAA).

From January to June 2022, there were 18 casualties were caused by landmines, and 22 by ERW. The accidents killed 10 people, injured 30 including 7 amputations.

“Of the casualties, 27 were men, 12 were under 18 years old and one casualty was a woman,” it added.


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Published: Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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