Chroy Changvar Bridge Continues to Attract Suicides

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Re: Chroy Changvar Bridge Continues to Attract Suicides

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sat Mar 02, 2019 8:36 pm

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia News: The Chroy Changvar bridge claimed another victim earlier today (2 March), after a 22-year-old man got drunk and had a fight with his brothers in Russey Keo district on 1 March 2019. The young tuktuk driver was reportedly upset after a family quarrel where he was blamed, and he decided to end his days by jumping from the Chroy Changvar bridge.
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The man's body was picked up this morning and was sent to the Tuol Sangke pagoda for last rites. RIP.
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Re: Chroy Changvar Bridge Continues to Attract Suicides

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:31 pm

Excellent article on the Cham fishermen, the heroes who save lives and recover bodies under the Chroy Changvar bridge.
April 12, 2019
The Chroy Changvar bridge ‘Angel’ stopping suicides
Originally built in 1963 with Japanese aid, the Chroy Changvar Bridge, also known as the Cambodian-Japanese Friendship Bridge, collapsed in 1972 due to an attack by Viet Cong suicide bombers. It remained closed until it reopened in February 1994. The bridge later underwent renovations to ease traffic flow and on April 3, it was officially reopened again. But the 709-metre bridge that crosses the Tonle Sap River in Phnom Penh has a dark side to it, too. It’s the site of suicides, where people take their own lives by jumping off the bridge. Meanwhile, one fisherman, who lives near the bridge, has been trying to prevent these suicides – often risking his own life. Taing Rinith meets this unsung hero.
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50595811/t ... var-angel/
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Re: Chroy Changvar Bridge Continues to Attract Suicides

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:35 pm

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia Breaking News: An unexplained tragedy occurred when a 23-year-old second-year female student at Mekong University, living in a rented house in Sangkat Tek Thla, but originally from Kampong Thom Province, jumped from Chroy Changvar Bridge in Chroy Changvar district.
At 11pm on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, for reasons unknown, the young woman stopped her motorbike in the middle of the bridge and jumped into the river. There was much consternation among bystanders but they could not prevent the woman's act.
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On the morning of June 27, the body had not yet been found. RIP.
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Re: Chroy Changvar Bridge Continues to Attract Suicides

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:54 pm

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia Breaking News: According to preliminary reports, a woman carrying a small boy about 4 to 5 years old was attempting to commit suicide by jumping from the Chroy Changvar bridge at around 4pm on 26 July 2019.
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The woman was crying and clearly having a crisis, but fortunately there were many people around to prevent her action. Somebody called her husband who arrived to take the woman and child safely home.
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Re: Chroy Changvar Bridge Continues to Attract Suicides

Post by Duncan » Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:04 am

The woman was crying and clearly having a crisis, but fortunately there were many people around to prevent her action. Somebody called her husband who arrived to take the woman and child safely home.


I will not comment on something I know nothing about.
Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
Like the spoilt child she is, she will not be happy till she destroys herself from within and breaks your heart.
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