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Mine casualties down

A total of 53 people were killed or injured by landmines and unexploded ordinance

in June, down 41 percent on the same month last year. That brings the total for the

year to 429. Pailin's Sala Kray district was worst affected with 82 people killed

or injured. The monthly report produced by Handicap International noted that 736

people were killed or injured in the rolling 12 months to June 30. One-third were

children, and most of the rest were men.

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