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Man finds bombs and bullets at farm

Man finds bombs and bullets at farm

A man found two bombs and 20 bullets at his farm in O’Ambel commune in Banteay Meanchey’s Sisophon town on Saturday, officials said yesterday. Commune police chief Chhem Vuthy said that 18-year-old Hoeun Sopheap was digging when he found two plastic bags containing the bombs and bullets. “They are very old weapons from the Khmer Rouge era,” he said, adding that the bombs and bullets would be held at the commune office to given to the Cambodian Mine Action Centre after Visak Bochea. CMAC director general Heng Ratana said yesterday that if commune officials feel the bombs are unsafe, they can contact local CMAC officials.

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