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Between 1991 and 1994 I photographed the devastating impact of anti-personnel landmines in Cambodia, resulting in a book co-authored with Paul Davies, entitled War of the Mines, Cambodia, Landmines and the Impoverishment of a Nation. At the time, it was estimated there were 10 million landmines in the country; one mine for every man, woman and child. 

Hearn Boung, a 31-year-old Cambodian soldier stepped on a mine months after a ceasefire was announced. He died shortly after this photograph was taken. Battambang, Cambodia, December 1991. 

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