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In Brief: Anti-tank mine kills 5 in O Meanchey

In Brief: Anti-tank mine kills 5 in O Meanchey

Five

people were killed and two seriously injured when their small tractor

drove over an anti-tank mine Friday in Chroeng village, Oddar Meanchey

province. Pich Sokhin, the provincial governor, told the Post  Sunday

the victims had been travelling on an older road that is not regularly

used. Nuon Nov, deputy commander of Military Region 4, said the road

had been heavily mined during Cambodia's civil conflict from 1979-1998

and that the rainy season can sometimes expose the munitions.

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