6 or 7 story building collaspes in Kep

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6 or 7 story building collaspes in Kep

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GF sister was posting it live on fb.

and theres lots of photos/info on the khmer Kep FB page

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Kep: The provincial deputy governor Ung Chhay told the media earlier this afternoon that there had been a seven-storey building collapse in Kep province near Wat Sothearith. (*Other reports say 6 floors)

According to information from the scene, the collapse of the building left many workers trapped, but further deatils are not yet clear.
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as it was a new building,wonder if it was Chinese construction.
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Building Collapses in Kep; Many Feared Dead

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Kep, Cambodia Breaking News: A report has come in that a six-storey building under construction near a pagoda has collapsed in Kep with many people inside.
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The governor of Kep has claimed that more than 20 people were trapped inside the building.
More details will be provided later.
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so u took it from the same site we are not allowed to reference? LOL

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I suppose the competent authorities reaction will again be to 'immediately' have construction project inspections in place in ... Kep. Just like after the building collapse in Sihanoukville, where a few projects were forced to at least temporarily shut down. But, in Sihanoukville only.

Large, countrywide inspections and controls will probably only happen after a multi-story building in Phnom Penh collapses.
Oh well, won't be too long...
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UPDATE: Thirteen victims are reported to have been rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building in Kep province.
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The seven-story building near the pagoda in Kep collapsed at around 4:30 pm on January 3, 2020. About 90 percent of the building was claimed to be complete when the structure collapsed as workers were pouring the concrete for the seventh floor. According to the Kep provincial police chief, there were about 30 workers in the building site at the time of the accident.

At the present time, authorities and law enforcement are doing their utmost to rescue the surviving victims. Sun Kun Kim, first vice president of the National Disaster Management Authority, is on the scene to direct the rescue operation, and about 35 rescue workers of Unit 711 of the 70th Brigade Command have been dispatched to the disaster to launch a rescue operation.
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Building collapsed in Kep

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A building under construction collapsed today. Military helicopter came in. No sure how many where injured. I guess building inspectors were not present.



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Two buildings collapse in the same country in such a short period of time. Hard to understand. Like the 737 max there must be a failure in the software.
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Bad as they seemed, I don't remember any buildings collapsing in the good old days of locally-made constructions. Many of the large developments around the country are being built by Chinese firms and crews, but then there are these smaller ones that seem to be jerry-built by idiots who know nothing about what they or doing or just think they can save loads of money by doing things their own way. Hopefully the competent authorities will form a task force to deal with this effectively. :?
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That building is nowhere near 90% complete.
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