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Weekend storms kill two, damage property

Weekend storms kill two, damage property

Rainstorms on Saturday killed two people, including a Chinese national, and damaged six homes, according to the National Committee for Disaster Management.

Guo Baoxing drowned in Koh Kong province when a rented boat sank during the storm. He was a sand-dredging worker for a Singaporean company, said Khun Mara, deputy director of immigration in Koh Kong.

Eight others were rescued. In Kratie province’s Chlong commune the same day, 56-year-old construction worker Seng Bunly was found dead under a fallen tree branch.

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