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Artillery Shell Exploded and Killed Four Boys in Kg Speu - 2004-01-30

At least four boys were killed when left-over shell exploded in their house in Thmar Puok district in Banteay Meanchey province. Police said the four boys, 8 months to 13 years old, were playing with an unexploded shell while their parents were not at home.

In another development, two men, a father and the son-in-law, were seriously injured after accidently stepping on a land mine, while clearing a parcel of land for farming in the same province.