At least 13 people died and 42 were injured when a National Election Committee vehicle
returning from investigating voter registration problems in Banteay Meanchey province
crashed into a market.
The vehicle hit a gasoline stand at Phum Prasat market in Kampong Thom province on
August 26, sparking an explosion. An NEC member said that a medical team had been
sent to the province. At least 20 people were in hospital with severe burns.