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Crash kills 13

Crash kills 13

At least 13 people died and 42 were injured when a National Election Committee vehicle

returning from investigating voter registration problems in Banteay Meanchey province

crashed into a market.

The vehicle hit a gasoline stand at Phum Prasat market in Kampong Thom province on

August 26, sparking an explosion. An NEC member said that a medical team had been

sent to the province. At least 20 people were in hospital with severe burns.

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