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Winds wreak havoc in capital

A crane lifts a portion of a wind-damaged structure in Phnom Penh yesterday.
A crane lifts a portion of a wind-damaged structure in Phnom Penh yesterday. Hong Menea

Winds wreak havoc in capital

At least two people were injured and a number of houses destroyed after strong winds and rain hit Phnom Penh yesterday afternoon.

Keo Vy, spokesman for the National Committee for Disaster Management, said the gusts overturned billboards and uprooted trees in Daun Penh and Tuol Kork districts, while radio antennas snapped and fell onto the homes of villagers in Dangkor district.

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