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Mine casualties drop in February

Mine casualties drop in February

A total of 21 casualties, including five deaths, have been reported so far for February 2010, marking a 32 percent monthly decline from last year, according to Cambodia Mine/ERW Victim Information System figures released on Tuesday. Of the 16 people who suffered injuries, two required amputations, according to the figures, which were produced by the Cambodia Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority. In January, casualties dropped by 53 percent, from 34 to 16.

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