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Bodies of Cambodian peacekeepers returned to Kingdom

Bodies of Cambodian peacekeepers returned to Kingdom

The bodies of four Cambodian peacekeepers killed by a Christian militia in Central African Republic were repatriated to the Kingdom and honoured in an airport ceremony on May 21. The four were killed in a guerrilla attack, launched by Anti-Balaka elements in CAR, in which a Moroccan peacekeeper also lost his life. Prime Minister Hun Sen attended the ceremony at around 8pm, where the four coffins bearing the bodies were draped in Cambodian and UN flags.

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