Cambodia: 80 more ‘unexploded bombs’ found in a Siem Reap High School


On July 12, 2021, experts from the 4th Mine Action Center (CMAC) found another 80 unexploded ordnances – after finding 325 on July 10 – at a high school in Siem Reap. The bombs are all live and have a high risk.

An Sothea, head of the 4th Mine Action Unit in Siem Reap and Kampong Thom provinces, said the 405 grenades, made in the UK, could pose a danger to people if they were handled.

He said the bombs had been buried for years at a munitions depot in Siem Reap during the war in 1970s.

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Source: Khmer Times