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Thailand set to free Cambodians

Eight Cambodians arrested by Thai officials for illegally crossing the border in Banteay Meanchey province on November 10 are due to be released next week, officials said. “Authorities will set them free because their offence was a minor one. Their arrest and detainment was common procedure conducted by Thai officials,” said Im Rith, chief of their native Trapaing Samraong village in Thma Puok district. Twelve men were originally arrested, but four were released on Sunday.

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