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45 homes torched

FORTY-FIVE houses were destroyed by fire on September 4 in Sras Chak commune,

Daun Penh district, causing more than $1 million dollars in damage according to a

police report. The report said the fire was started by Houy Ngoun, a soldier from

a construction unit and also a brothel owner. He escaped after the incident and the

reason for the arson is unknown. Police have asked the Government and NGOs to provide

medical assistance and construction materials for the 326 people left homeless.

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