03 April 2009
By Leang Delux
Cambodge Soir Hebdo
Translated from French by Tola Ek
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On the Thai side, the spokesman for the Cambodian government, indicated 4 deaths and 10 soldiers captured.
The number of human casualties during the border incident on 03 April leads to numerous speculations. Seven Thai would have been killed and several dozens injured, Koy Kuong, the spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, indicated citing “unofficial source.”
The heavy gun fighting took place after a Thai soldier stepped on landmine the day before in the Veal Entry zone.