Cambodia sends demining equipment to CAR


National Centre for Peacekeeping Forces, Mines and Explosive Remnants of War Clearance (NPMEC) has sent 69 demining vehicles to the Central African Republic (CAR) on Tuesday, as part of Cambodia’s peacekeeping missions worldwide.

Major General Kosal Malinda, spokeswoman of the NPMEC, said yesterday that a total of 69 mine protection vehicles, vehicles equipped with UXO destroyers and some UXO clearance equipment were delivered to the CAR.

“It will take three weeks for the supplies shipped from Cambodia to reach the CAR. By then 98 Cambodian Blue Hat troops will travel to CAR to pick them up and begin their mission,” she added.

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Source: Khmer Times