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Police Disperse Crowds of Opposition Political Rally

Police Disperse Crowds of Opposition Political Rally
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Police used tear gas and fired live bullets to disperse the crowds at a protest in Phnom Penh on Sunday (September 15) evening after the opposition party held a rally to challenge parliamentary election results on July 28, 2013. Protesters and residents attempted to remove barbwire barricades that police set up to prevent the crowds from reaching some government buildings and royal palace, being angry that that barricade blocked them from getting to their homes. The violence took one life and injured several. The Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) held the rally protesting against what it described as election fraud. VOA Khmer's Kong Sothanarith reports from Phnom Penh. (Video footage of VOA Khmer, Ap and Reuters)