May 04 2010
Five Cambodian civilians were killed Saturday when their vehicle ran over an old anti-tank mine, the Straits Times (Singapore) reports.
Eight others were injured in the blast, which took place in a former Khmer Rouge stronghold, said officials.
Cambodia remains one of the world's most heavily mined countries decades after the Khmer Rouge regime was ousted.
In February, Prime Minister Hun Sen said approximately 260 square miles of land in Cambodia require mine-clearing...
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