Cambodia: Massive Mark 82 bomb retrieved by CMAC in Kampong Chhnang province


The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) dispatched a group of professionals to retrieve a relic of the war that ravaged the country – a UXO.

The CMAC professionals retrieved the bomb at the foot of Phnom Thom in Prey Kry Tbong Village, Prey Kry Commune, Choul Kiri District, Kampong Chhnang. On October 12, they collaborated with a police force from Choul Kiri District to retrieve the UXO from the above location.

According to reports from the residents of the location, a soil carrying company was digging at the foot of the mountain when workers happened on the bomb. After they saw the UXO they reported it to the authorities who informed the CMAC.

 

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Source: Khmer Times/Twitter