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Heavy Storm: Kampong Cham homes destroyed

Five people were injured and at least 80 houses were destroyed by a storm in Kampong Cham province’s Chamkar Leu district late last week, officials reported on Sunday. An Kim Sry, deputy police chief of Chamkar Leu district, said that the storm occurred on Friday evening and lasted for approximately two hours. He said that three villages had been damaged . “There were 18 houses that were completely destroyed, and the other 62 had their roofs torn off,” he said, and added that the storm had arrived suddenly, leaving officials with little time to warn local residents. Noun Samin, the provincial police chief in Kampong Cham, said Sunday that the storm had destroyed more than 100 houses throughout the province.

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