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Bassac residents fear further relocations

Bassac residents fear further relocations

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Residents of the Bassac apartment block go about their business on Monday. But Saturday’s forced eviction of the neighbouring Dey Krahorm community has cast a shadow over the community, with many now fearful their homes will be next to go.

As bulldozers made short work of Dey Krahorm, its neighbours worry their iconic apartment block could be poised for a similar fate.

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