Cambodia: 230kg bomb found in Phnom Penh lake


A 230 kilogramme bomb was discovered in Tamouk Lake at the outskirts of Phnom Penh on Friday, believed to have been buried there for about 50 years.

Head of the Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) Heng Ratana identified it as a MK82 bomb yesterday, saying it was dropped from a US warplane during the Vietnam War.

“It was reportedly found on Friday at a construction area in Tamouk Lake. The owner of the construction site alerted our CMAC demining officers to intervene,” Ratana said.

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Source: Khmer Times