Saturday, 5 February 2011

A Thai was killed, a soldier wounded and 10 houses destroyed

via CAAI

By The Nation

A Thai villager was killed while a soldier was wounded and ten houses were on fire in Si Sa Ket province on Friday after skirmish between Thailand and Cambodia erupted again.

The victim of the fighting was identified as Charoen Pahom, a local villager of Pumi Saroen of Kantaralak district who was killed when an artillery landed on his house.

A soldier was slightly wounded from shrapnel during the exchange of fires between Thai and Cambodian troops.

The artilleries also caused fire at a district office, a school building. The blaze also destroyed about ten houses.

Hundreds of people have been evacuated to bunkers to after the fighting near Preah Vihear Temple erupted in the afternoon and ended at about 6pm.

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