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unexploded ordnance

More than 2,000 pieces of war-era unexploded ordnance (UXO) were discovered buried on the campus of Queen Kosamak High School in northeastern Kratie province, Cambodia. The Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) experts conducted a three-day operation to clear the site and unearthed a range of explosive munitions, highlighting the ongoing impact of decades of internal conflicts and a US bombing campaign on the country. Unearthing the UXO During a clearance operation conducted between August 11 and 13, CMAC’s Remnants of War crew recovered 2,116 portions of unexploded ordnance at the college campus. Among the objects determined had been 2,033 M79 grenades, sixty-three DK75 rounds, 18 Fuse M48 shells, one H107 bullet, and one B40 bullet. The discovery become made after the college cleared land for lawn expansion. Ongoing Issue in Cambodia Cambodia has been seriously stricken by landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERWs)as a result of decades of internal…

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