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In Brief: Rally on grenade attack anniversary

In Brief: Rally on grenade attack anniversary

Five

hundred people are expected to participate today in marking the 12th

anniversary of the 1997 grenade attacks that occurred during a rally in

Phnom Penh, leaving at least 16 dead and more than 100 injured,

according to Yim Sovann, an SRP spokesman and lawmaker, adding that

representatives from the US and German embassies had also been invited

to the memorial ceremony.

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