Cambodian UN Peacekeepers Run Over UXO In Mali

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Cambodian UN Peacekeepers Run Over UXO In Mali

Post by General Mackevili » Mon Jul 21, 2014 2:25 pm

You were probably probably thinking the same thing when you read this news: where the fuck is Mali?





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Two Cambodian United Nations peacekeepers in Mali were injured after their car ran over an anti-personnel landmine on Friday.

Driver Sim Veoun’s leg was broken in the blast, while the other wounded peacekeeper, Chan Saveoun, was slightly injured, according to Ouk Bunthan, deputy director of the mines and explosive war remnants clearance department at the National Centre for Peacekeeping Forces.

“We regret the incident, even if the men are not in serious condition,” Bunthan said.

“Veoun’s leg injury was not serious enough for it to be cut off and now he is in hospital in Mali.”

Bunthan said that seven to eight cars passed by the landmine, but only Veoun’s car hit and triggered it.
The Ministry of Defence dispatched a total of 309 members of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces to Mali as part of a UN peacekeeping mission earlier this year.

The contingent undertakes demining, ordinance disposal and airport maintenance. The two injured peacekeepers were helping reconstruct an airport road when their car was hit.

Cambodia has contributed to UN peacekeeping forces in various countries, but the contingent is Cambodia’s first to be sent to Mali.

Two Cambodian soldiers from the UN’s peacekeeping mission in that country died of food poisoning on June 10, the first fatalities since Cambodia started sending troops to the UN eight years ago. Their bodies were.....

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Re: Cambodian UN Peacekeepers Run Over UXO In Mali

Post by Barang_doa_slae » Mon Jul 21, 2014 2:45 pm

General Mackevili wrote:You were probably probably thinking the same thing when you read this news: where the fuck is Mali?
Not everybody is from United States of America :unknown:
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Post by General Mackevili » Mon Jul 21, 2014 2:46 pm

:evil:
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Re: Cambodian UN Peacekeepers Run Over UXO In Mali

Post by StroppyChops » Mon Jul 21, 2014 3:40 pm

Ah, no... not everyone is from the United... wait, somebody said that already.
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Re: Cambodian UN Peacekeepers Run Over UXO In Mali

Post by OrangeDragon » Mon Jul 21, 2014 3:50 pm

They have UN peacekeepers in Malibu?
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Re: Cambodian UN Peacekeepers Run Over UXO In Mali

Post by General Mackevili » Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:15 pm

OrangeDragon wrote:They have UN peacekeepers in Malibu?
My second thought was, "ha! They spelled Bali wrong! Doh..."
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Re: Cambodian UN Peacekeepers Run Over UXO In Mali

Post by StroppyChops » Mon Jul 21, 2014 5:06 pm

The UN peace keepers/observers at the Rainsy march the other day were underwhelming and underarmed.
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Re: Cambodian UN Peacekeepers Run Over UXO In Mali

Post by LTO » Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:31 pm

General Mackevili wrote:You were probably probably thinking the same thing when you read this news: where the fuck is Mali?
Actually, having Cambodia on the mind, when I first read your OP title, I thought it said "the Mall" and had a vision of Cambodian teens fighting it out at Aeon.
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Re: Cambodian UN Peacekeepers Run Over UXO In Mali

Post by General Mackevili » Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:20 am

LoL! You can have 2 of these:

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Re: Cambodian UN Peacekeepers Run Over UXO In Mali

Post by flying chicken » Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:25 am

I found myself wondering too when seeing the thread's title. I think my understanding of geography is pretty good. I finally had to click on the link to see who's the author after seeing the previous post. He/she did a really good translation or written the article. In his/her shoes, I often find myself with challenges and confusing with the lingua.
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