Cambodia festival turns deadly

Hundreds of people die in stampede as millions gather to celebrate the annual water festival.

    Hundreds of people have been killed in a stampede at the water festival in Phnom Pehn, the Cambodian capital.

    About two million people had gathered along the Tonlee Sap river for the last day of the festival.

    Al Jazeera's Nick Toksvig reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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