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Sary's son dies

Major General Long Thaem, the adopted son of former Khmer Rouge Foreign Minister

Ieng Sary, died in a traffic accident in Anlong Veng on May 4. Thaem, 45, was a close

aide and advisor to Sary and headed his Fourth Army faction following Sary's split

with Pol Pot. At the time of his death he was an adviser to Co-Minister of Defense

Tea Banh. Another RCAF officer was killed and a civilian injured in the accident.

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