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Hundreds die in Cambodia stampede
At least 410 people killed at festival during a panic-fuelled stampede in Phnom Penh.
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2010 11:58 GMT

Cambodian police are investigating the cause of a stampede that killed at least 410 people in the capital city Phnom Penh.
 
Hundreds more were injured in the crush that happened during an annual festival on Diamond Island. 
A national day of mourning will be held on Thursday.

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Al Jazeera
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