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In Brief: Villagers identify missing loggers

In Brief: Villagers identify missing loggers

A group of 12 Cambodian loggers who went missing earlier this month have now been identified using photos provided by Thai authorities. Vann Kosal, governor of Trapaing Prasat district in Oddar Meanchey, said villagers had determined the identities after visiting a provincial police station. "Now we are happy, and their families are happy to see their missing relatives, but we are sad for the two victims who were killed by Thai soldiers," the governor said, referring to the bodies of two loggers discovered last week.

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