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Tourist killed in Thai-Cambodian border clash

A local tourist has been killed at a disputed border temple where there has been fighting between Thai and Cambodian troops over the past four days.

The Cambodian tourist was apparently killed while photographing the disputed Preah Vihear Temple on the Cambodian side of the border.

The Cambodian government says the World Heritage ruin has been extensively damaged after being hit by around 100 shells which it says came from Thai troops.

The Thai military has accused the Cambodian army of firing the first shots in the skirmish, which began on Friday.

ABC News

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