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Cambodians Mourn in Aftermath of Festival Stampede

In the aftermath of Monday's tragic stampede, families of the dead, as well as monks and Cambodians from all walks of life, on 23 November 2010 came to the site of the bridge the stampede took place to pray for the souls of those who died tragically during one of the country's most festive days. Latest official figures suggest that as many as 378 people died and over 700 were injured in the stampede. The Cambodian government has designated 25 November day of national mourning. (Photos by Heng Reaksmey, VOA Khmer)