Tags : Land Mine

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Land mine blows off man’s foot in Phrae

PHRAE: A man lost his right foot when he stepped on a land mine while cutting bamboo in a forest in Den Chai district on Monday morning. Pol Lt Col Soranakom Kukkong, of Den Chai police station, said the incident occurred at about 8am in a community forest near Ban Huay Kut in tambon Den […]Read More

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Two Thais injured by landmine along Cambodian border

Two Thai villagers were injured when one of them stepped on a landmine about 500 metres from the Cambodian border in Sakaew province Sunday. Police said the two were looking for editable plants in the forests along the border when one of them stepped on a bomb trap. Read more: The NationRead More

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Policeman killed in landmine explosion in Sa Kaeo

A border patrol policeman died after he stepped on a landmine while patrolling the Thai-Cambodian border in Sa Kaew’s Ta Phraya district on Sunday. Pol Sen Sgt Maj Sucheep La-oongdee from Border Patrol Police Company 12 was patrolling on foot in a forest with his colleagues when he stepped on a mine about 140 metres […]Read More

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Army ranger wounded by landmine in Si Sa Ket

SI SA KET, April 26 — An army ranger was wounded today by stepping on an old landmine while on patrol along Thai-Cambodian border in Si Sa Ket’s Khun Han district. Identified as Kheam Pama, the victim is assigned to Special Forces Rangers based in Si Sa Ket’s Kantharalak district. He was sent to Khun […]Read More

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Thai soldier wounded in landmine explosion at Cambodian border

SI SA KET, March 21 — A Thai soldier was wounded from stepping on a landmine while patrolling the Thai-Cambodian border at Si Sa Ket province. The victim was identified as Pvt Pichit Khamsomboon, 22, of Infantry Company 131 of the Suranaree Task Force. He was rushed to Kantharalak Hospital because both legs were injured […]Read More

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Thai army chief insists border landmines planted by others, not

BANGKOK. March 8 – Army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha stood firm today that the landmines on the common border with Cambodia in Thailand’s northeastern Surin province, which exploded and wounded three Thai rangers on Tuesday, were not planted by the Thai authorities. He said the 2nd Army Region Command was instructed to protest to Cambodia for […]Read More

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Thailand, Cambodia agree to prepare mine clearance plan for demilitarized

BANGKOK, Dec 20 — Thailand and Cambodia today agreed to prepare a mine clearance plan for the approaches to Preah Vihear temple. Ended the 3rd Meeting of the Thailand-Cambodia Joint Working Group (JWG) with fruitful results, they will jointly prepare a mine clearance plan for the Provisional Demilitarized Zone (PDZ) surrounding Preah Vihear temple, according […]Read More