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Thursday, 28 April 2011

Fighting At Ta Krabey and Ta Moan temples raging into 7th day

A house damaged by shelling by the Thai army is seen in Banteay Ampil district in Oddar Meanchey, northern Cambodia in this still image taken from video April 23, 2011. Thailand's foreign minister called on Monday for one-on-one talks with Cambodia after three days of jungle clashes that killed at least 12 people and sent thousands into evacuation centres in the bloodiest border conflict in nearly two decades. Video taken April 23, 2011. REUTERS/Handout via Reuters TV

By Khmerization
Sources: Kampuchea Thmey and DAP News

Fighting between Cambodian and Thai troops at the ancient temples of Ta Krabey and Ta Moan Thom has continued into 7th days. Cambodian troops said that the fighting restarted again last night, Wednesday 27th, when Thai troops started to attack the Cambodian positions at 8:50 p.m.

Fierce fighting lasted the whole night with claims that Thai troops had fired rockets into Cambodian territory and positions like a rainfall. The Cambodian military said that at 5:15 a.m this morning, Thursday 28th, Cambodian troops retaliated with machine guns and by firing artillery rockets in supports of the troops.

Troops at Ta Moan temple said that as at 6:10 a.m this morning, the fighting got fiercer and fiercer with each side bombarded each other with rockets.

DAP News reported that Thai troops started shelling the Cambodian positions at 3:50 a.m early Thursday morning after a relative calm the whole Wednesday. It reported thaty as at 5:53 a.m Thursday morning, Thai troops had fired rockets at the Cambodian positions like a rainfall. The sounds of artillery and rocket fires had been heard by people living as far as Samrong town, 30km away.

RFA quoted statement from the Cambodian Defence Ministry on Wednesday, as saying that the fighting at Ta Krabey and Ta Moan Thom temples started at 5 a.m and was still going on at the time the statement was released at 11:5 a.m. The statement said Thai troops increased their bombardments of Ta Krabey and Ta Moan Thom temples with missiles.

Cambodian military sources said that at least 3 houses in Kork Morn village, about 20km from the border, was completely destroyed and 8 others suffered substantial damages. Cambodian authority said that during the fighting on 23rd April, 9 houses and one school in Kork Morn was destroyed.

Fighting at Preah Vihear temple, which has re-ignited on Tuesday and lasted for about half an hour, seemed to have been contained for the time being.


Anonymous said...

There is debates in Thai parliament unanimously to squeeze or hurting Cambodia (Prayut state Thai can take the whole Cambodia)before go to negotiate, that what they do right now our soldiers are dying every day because our soldiers are poorly equip BM 21 is not enough we should have more powerful weapon for deterrence only thing we have rightful document that not prevent the enemy from run us over they do because they can criminal like Thai nothing that they not capable off so far "cluster bomb Chemical weapon" have been use again us .

Anonymous said...

The fighting will never stop until Thai troops defeated Cambodian troops militarily. Thais act like a thief, fighting for somethings that don't belong to them. The world must do something.

Anonymous said...

The world can't help us. Only communist bloc can.

Anonymous said...

28 April 2011 11:19 AM
You're dead right fuck the world only communist bloc can help us history have proved it if chinese russia viet can supply us with big guns or pressure the invaders but preferably with some deterrence (give us big rockets).

Anonymous said...

11:19 AM, you are dead wrong.
If Sam Rainsi were Khmer prime minister the Thai did not invade us....hmm...waite a second.. but if you're right Khmer do not have communist bloc to help either.Damn Siam,just let us Khmer has some peace alone.