Man Killed by Anti-Tank Mine

On January 25, 2019, a man was killed and another wounded by an anti-tank mine near the village of Reaksmey Samaki, Nimol commune, Banteay Meanchey province.

The men were driving a tractor to transport charcoal in front of the forest of Prey Srolanh Chrum, Sampov Loun district, when they ran over the mine, causing a detonation.

The accident occurred at 9:30 am, but as the scene was about 15km from the national road, it took 12 hours for help to arrive. The wounded man, aged 23, died before he could reach hospital.

*Image is an archive photo of the mine involved in this incident.

More photos can be found at Heng Ratana’s (CMAC) page.

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