A total of 188 trainees, drawn from the ranks of officers, non-commissioned officers and enlisted soldiers of the Engineering Command at Tram Khnar Army Base in Takeo province, participated in a short demining course to meet the demands of increased demining activities.
Kong Pak, deputy chief of staff and deputy head of the engineering command, said the course will run from August 8-26. The lessons include general demining skills and the use of Ciea D1 mine detectors, along with psychological education and primary medical skills.
Khem Chea Sakhoeun, the army chief of staff, said the course aims to improve the soldiers’ knowledge, efficiency and safety in the implementation of demining operations, make all soldiers aware of the use of all types of mine detectors, and increase their awareness of unexploded ordnance (UXO) and explosive remnants of war (ERW).
Source: Khmer Times