involving land mines and explosive remnants of war (ERW) last month led
to one death and seven injuries, four of which required amputation,
according to the latest figures from the Cambodia Mine/UXO Victim
Information System (CMVIS). The May CMVIS report, released Friday,
listed 12 casualties in total, marking a 61-percent decrease compared
to May 2008. There were 129 casualties reported in the first five
months of 2009, down roughly 16 percent compared to 2008. There were
269 casualties reported in 2008.