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Russian Killed in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — A bus crash in Cambodia has killed a Russian woman and left dozens of people injured, including 40 other Western tourists.

Ouk Sokha, the traffic police chief of southwestern Koh Kong province, says the accident occurred Tuesday when one of the bus's front tires burst.

The bus was carrying the tourists to Koh Kong from the popular beach resort town of Sihanoukville.

Sokha said some of the injured were in serious condition and all had been taken to a hospital.

Six Cambodian passengers were among the injured.

He said he was not yet able to give more details about any of the victims, including the Russian woman who was killed.

Nearly 2,000 people died in traffic accidents in Cambodia last year.


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