A Cluster Bomb Found in Kandal Province

A cluster bomb of over 100 explosive sub-munitions was unearthed last Friday in Mok Kampoul district, Kandal province, according to a local media report.

The report quoted Chief of Russey Chroy commune Mr. Om Chhun Sreng as saying that the cluster bomb was found during a lake rehabilitation in the commune.

An official of the Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) said this CBU-25 B/A cluster bomb is composed of 132 BLU-24/B explosive sub-munitions. If it was not found, he added, it would cause huge disaster to humans and animals, especially to the local people.

 

 

Source: AKP