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In Brief: Land mine deaths continue slow fall

In Brief: Land mine deaths continue slow fall

Deaths from land mines have fallen by nearly a fifth compared with the same period last year, according to a report released by the Cambodia Mine/UXO Victim Information System (CMVIS) on Friday. CMVIS recorded 16 casualties – including one death – from land mines in September, a decrease of 13 percent from September 2008. The year to September saw 199 casualties, a decrease of 14 percent on the same period in 2008, which saw 231 victims.

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