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Bridge deaths

Kampong Cham's new bridge has been the scene of five suicides and a further 31

attempts since it opened in December 2001, police said.

Spokesman Young

Sokheng said police have the means to save people, including having officers

stationed on the bridge and a police speedboat to rescue people from the water,

but that people have jumped when they are on breaks or not looking. Sokheng said

relationship troubles and mental crises are the two main reasons people jump,

but that several intoxicated men have also jumped off to impress their friends

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