Cambodia: Prey Veng declared second mine-free province

Prey Veng is now the second province to be declared landmine free – after Kep – though some undiscovered munitions and cluster bombs as well as other unexploded ordnance (UXO) remain to be cleared, according to Ly Thuch, first vice-president of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA).

The landmine-free celebration event was held on May 12 in Prey Veng’s Svay Antor district.

“This is a historic day, not just for the people of Prey Veng province, but for all of the people of Cambodia,” said Thuch.

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Source: The Phnom Penh Post