Cambodian Land Mines: Vietnam’s Shattering Legacy

Six weeks after her wedding, 20-year-old Nean Pok was gathering firewood at the edge of a forest near the Cambodian village of Phrum Prey Kpors when she stepped on a land mine. nean was more fortunate than some of her fellow villagers. Her husband, who heard the explosion, was nearby. He quckly tied a tourniquet around Nean’s lower left leg.