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Four Cambodians killed in a car crash in Thailand’s Sa Kaeo province

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A crash that killed four Cambodians in front of Wat Nunich in Watthana Nakhon district, Sa Kaeo province. Police

Four Cambodian and one Thai driver were killed while seven others were injured in a car crash on Thursday in Thailand’s Sa Kaeo province, Banteay Meanchey provincial police said.

Provincial deputy police chief Major General Um Sophal said a crash between a car and a passenger van killed three Cambodian women and one boy, noting that six other Cambodians were seriously injured and were taken to a hospital in Thailand.

Maj. Gen Sophal said the victims were in a passenger van with other Thai nationals travelling from Bangkok to Poipet in Banteay Meanchey province.

According to a police report, the Consulate General in Thailand’s Sa Kaeo province visited the scene after the incident to help the Cambodian victims and join the Thai authorities to hand over the remains to the victims.

Maj. Gen Sophal noted that the bodies of those killed have been transported to Poipet border last night, waiting for their families to pick them up for funeral.

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