Cambodia: CMAC clearing Koh Ker temple complex


The National Authority for Preah Vihear (NAPV) will cooperate with the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) to begin a joint operation to clear mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) in two areas located in the Koh Ker temple complex in Preah Vihear province.

The areas have been identified as irrigation systems from ancient times that connected to temples in Laos.

On September 2, NAPV deputy director-general in charge of Koh Ker temple complex Pheng Samoeun led a working group of CMAC and specialist officials to inspect the sites and request clearance of mines and UXO there.

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Source: The Phnom Penh Post