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Demining in Malai

Demining in Malai

Halo Trust, the United Kingdom-based mine removal organisation, said yesterday it hopes a 49,000-square-metre plot in Banteay Meanchey’s Malai district will be cleared by July. Gorhan Tomasevic, deputy programme manager for Halo Trust, said on a trip to the border that 20 deminers recruited from local villages had been on the site since mid-January. One deminer has been hurt this year, he said, while two suffered injuries in 2010.

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