May 24th, 2024

20 Cambodian soldiers killed in ammunition explosion at a military base

By The Associated Press on April 27, 2024.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet says 20 soldiers have been killed and several others injured in an ammunition explosion at a base in the west of the country on Saturday afternoon.

Hun Manet said in a Facebook post that he was “deeply shocked” when he received the news of the explosion at the base in Kampong Speu province.

It was not immediately clear what caused the explosion and Hun Manet did not say in his post on Facebook.

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