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Nearly 150 Cambodians arrested at Thai market

A totalof 147 Cambodians were arrested on Tuesday night at Rong Kloeur market, in Thailand’s Sa Keo province. Dy Phen, chief of the Cambodia-Thai border relations office, said yesterday that they did not have the correct documentation to stay in Thailand. The market lies near to the Poipet border checkpoint. Dy Phen said the group would probably be detained for one or two days in Thailand. Koy Koung, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said counsular officials were in contact with Thai authorities.

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