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Seven people die in flooding

SEVEN people have died and and at least 3000 people in Kampot are short of

food after a week's flooding and heavy rain according to a report from the

Cabinet Council of Ministers released on August 8.

The report said that

the flooding damaged more than 760 hectares of rice, and 29,000 tonnes of salt.

Livestock was lost, it was reported.

Roading and rail damage from

flooding is estimated to cost nearly $150,000 to repair.

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