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Fire at Phnom Penh's Chbar Ampov market destroys hundreds of stalls

Fire from an electrical malfunction destroyed hundreds of market stalls at Phnom Penh's Chbar Ampov market and damaged nearly a thousand more.
Fire from an electrical malfunction destroyed hundreds of market stalls at Phnom Penh's Chbar Ampov market and damaged nearly a thousand more. The fire at the market in Chbar Ampov district on the city's east side was extinguished at about 3pm on Friday, about 15 hours after it started, according to Tep Bora, the police chief at Chbar Ampov 2 commune. The blaze totally destroyed 588 of the market's 1,400 stalls and the rest were damaged. “It was caused by electric malfunction at stalls from eastern side of the market,” Bora said. Heng Chivoan

Fire at Phnom Penh's Chbar Ampov market destroys hundreds of stalls

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