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In Brief: Land-mine deaths falling: Authority

In Brief: Land-mine deaths falling: Authority

The

Cambodian Mine Action Authority has recorded that the number of people

injured by land mines in Cambodia has dramatically decreased over a

5-year period. From 2001 to 2005, some 838 people were injured by mine

explosions on average per year, but the number dropped to 450 in 2006,

to 352 in 2007 and tp 266 last year, the group announced in a press

release Sunday.

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