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Workers find UXO at construction site

Workers find UXO at construction site

A gorup of workers found seven pieces of unexploded ordnance at a construction site in Kampot town’s Kampong Bay commune yesterday, provincial officials said. Kampot town governor Neak Vanny said yesterday that the workers found seven shells about 1.2 metres deep in the ground in Kampong Bay village at around 3pm. “Police put string around the site for safety pending the arrival of Cambodian Mine Action Centre specialists to take the shells,” he said, adding that CMAC officials had already been contacted but he was not sure when the shells would be removed. Provincial CMAC officials could not be reached for comment yesterday.

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