20/08/2023 Cambogia (Cambodia), Kratie
“If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”.
Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) director general Heng Ratana, on August 16, leaders inspected the clearance of unexploded ordnance (UXO), which CMAC Special Forces is operating on the campus of Queen Kosomak High School, Trapeang Pring Village, Kratie commune, Kratie city/Province. Based on information from witnesses who used to buy and live near the school said that the location of Queen Kosomak High School has been the site of the school since the Sangkum Reastr Niyum era, but during the war and the Khmer Rouge (1975-December 1979), the school site also became a Khmer Rouge stronghold. After January 7, 1979, the site continued to be used as a fort until 1987, when the former military base was handed over to Kratie provincial authorities for use as a school.
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