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Part of a dam collapses in Cambodia

Sunday, Dec 02, 2012 - 00:50

Dec. 3 - A dam in western Cambodia partially collapses, injuring at least four workers and leaving four others missing. Sophia Soo reports.

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EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: EDIT CONTAINS CONVERTED 4:3 MATERIAL Part of a dam under construction in Cambodia collapsed over the weekend. At least four workers are injured, with four others still missing. Local media quoted officials as saying the hydroelectric dam partially collapsed as it was holding too much water. A Ministry of Mine and Industry official told residents on Sunday not to worry. (SOUNDBITE) (Khmer) DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE OF THE MINISTRY OF MINE AND INDUSTRY, HENG CHANTUON SAYING: "This is just a minor problem of a broken pipe and the construction is still going on as per normal, so I appeal to the people who live around the area not to worry about it." The $255 million dollars project developed by China's state-owned Datang Corporation if expected to be completed in May 2013.

Part of a dam collapses in Cambodia

Sunday, Dec 02, 2012 - 00:50

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