Ploughman Blown Up By UXO

Kandal: An explosion from the ground blew up a man driving a tractor, seriously injuring him.

The explosion happened at 8:05 am on May 30, 2019 in the village of Chamkar Mon Jork commune, Ang Snoul district, Kandal province.

Police in Ang Snuol district said that the victim, a 33-year-old male farm worker, was plowing a field for an elderly woman named Sam Ol.

Shortly afterwards, the victim was taken to a Phnom Penh Hospital.

It is not clear what kind of munition caused the explosion, but reports say it could have been a landmine or old rocket from the war.

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