Kambodscha: Entminer stirbt bei Räumungsaktion, eine Kollegin wird verletzt

Trotz aller positiver Meldungen aus Kambodscha: Minen finden nach wie vor ihre Opfer. Nun hat es einen Entminer der Organisation Halo Trust getroffen, der an der Grenze zu Thailand Minen räumte. (auf Englisch)

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A deminer working for the NGO Halo Trust was killed and another was injured in Pailin province on Friday after they detonated a mine while attempting to clear an area in the former Khmer Rouge stronghold, the NGO said.

Staff from the NGO and the government’s Cambodian Mine Action Authority visited the area on Sunday as part of a joint investigation into the death of Loeung Reaksmey, 55, who was killed almost instantly at about 7:30 a.m. in Bar Yakha commune on the Thai border, said Halo Trust country director Matthew Hovell.

Weiterlesen: https://www.cambodiadaily.com/morenews/one-deminer-killed-another-injured-by-landmine-in-pailin-123469/

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