Army Officer Steps On Mine In Preah Vihear

Preah Vihear: According to the Mine Authority, on November 13, 2020, at 4:30 AM, Lieutenant Colonel Nuon Thoeun, 46 years old, stepped on a landmine, causing an explosion.

The blast hi his left leg, seriously injuring him. EDIT: A photo appears to show his right foot was blown off.

The incident happened about 200 meters from the ancient stairs, east of Preah Vihear temple.

The victim is currently being treated at the 16 Makara Hospital in Preah Vihear province. POST NEWS

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