Cambodia: Siem Reap mine-clearing missions accomplished


Siem Reap officials and the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) announced that with the help of the Peaceland Organisation, Trapeang Thma Village in Khun Ream Commune, Banteay Srei district, is now free of landmines.

More than 100 mines and UXO were destroyed over 10 months.

Banteay Srei district governor Khim Finan told The Post on Tuesday that the demining operation means residents who live in the area are safe.

He said the village served as the first destination to detonate mines and UXOs as the area was a former battlefield during the civil war.

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Source: The Phnom Penh Post