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05 Jan 2020 | 01:28 PM UTC

Cambodia: Building collapse leaves 36 dead in Krong Kep as rescue operations end January 5 /update 1

Building collapse leaves 36 people dead and 23 others injured in Krong Kep (Kep province) as rescue operations end January 5

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Event

A tourist guesthouse still under construction collapsed in Krong Kep (Kep province) on Friday, January 3, with authorities stating 36 people were killed and 23 others injured as rescue operations ended at the site on Sunday, January 5.

Lingering traffic disruptions are possible around the site of the building collapse over the coming days.  

Advice

Individuals in Krong Kep (Kep province) are advised to monitor developments, avoid the site of the building collapse, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.