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In Brief: Bridge collapse in CHong Khneas

In Brief: Bridge collapse in CHong Khneas

A bridge in Chong Khneas

commune collapsed on Sunday, causing 18 Taiwanese tourists to fall into

the water below. Eam Mam, the Chong Khneas commune chief, said no one

was injured when the 24-metre metal bridge broke and that all the

tourists' belongings were recovered. The bridge had been built earlier

this year.

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