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Storm kills two siem reap children

Storm kills two siem reap children

Two children died, nine people were injured and more than 200 homes were damaged by storms in Siem Reap province Monday evening, officials said Tuesday.

Tep Bunchhay, Siem Reap city governor, said an 8-year-old boy and an 11-year-old girl were killed and two adults injured when a house fell on them. Phou Sam Ath, Prasat Bakong district governor, said the storm hit six of the eight communes in the district, and that seven people had been wounded by collapsing houses. He said 132 homes were completely destroyed, and that hundreds more were damaged.

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