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Families of the victims of Cambodia’s 2010 Water Festival stampede gather at the scene of the fatal catastrophe that resulted in over 300 deaths, paying respects and demanding accountability.

Families of Water Festival stampede victims come together

Publication date 23 November 2017 | 06:28 | ICT

Families of the victims of Cambodia’s 2010 Water Festival stampede gathered on Wednesday at the scene of the fatal catastrophe that resulted in more than 300 deaths, paying respects and demanding accountability. The stampede, which injured

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