Children play in flood waters on a street in Phnom Penh September ...
Sep 26th, 2011
(Reuters) - Children play in flood waters on a street in Phnom Penh September 26, 2011.The death toll from flooding in Thailand since mid-July has risen to 158, while 61 people have died in neighbouring Cambodia in the past two weeks, authorities in the two countries said on Monday. REUTERS/Samrang Pring (CAMBODIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER) -
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