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Americans injured in de-mining blast

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PHNOM PENH – Four Americans were injured while providing training for Cambodian demining operations, reports said Wednesday. 

The instructors were reportedly preparing a device for use as a teaching aid Tuesday when it exploded at a training site in Kampong Chhnang province in central Cambodia, the Phnom Penh Post said.

"The four injured United States personnel were assisting in training for humanitarian mine action explosives ordnance disposal when the incident occurred," US embassy spokesman John Simmons confirmed.

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