Former king Norodom Sihanouk will send donations to the
families of the three Cambodians killed in combat with Thai soldiers last week,
as well as families of the injured, an official said.
Families of the three men killed will each receive $1,000
and of those injured $500, said Royal
Palace cabinet member Oum
Fighting between Cambodian and Thai units near Preah Vihear
temple broke out at three separate sites Wednesday led to the deaths of three soldiers
and an increase in tension in an ongoing border standoff.
Defense Minister Tea Banh said he had received information
from the Royal Palace and was now giving money to the
“There is the donation from the king father, and the
government has also helped a lot with the families,” he said.