Two Swept Away in Stueng Treng Bridge Collapse

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Two Swept Away in Stueng Treng Bridge Collapse

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Cambodia Breaking News (Steung Treng): On July 24, 2019, at 9 am, raging waters caused a bridge to collapse, taking two men on a motorbike into the flowing water as it fell, in Nhang Sung village, Siem Pang district, Steung Treng.
The victims, two soldiers identified as Kinak Ly and Sok Vandy, are still missing. Police requested that any sightings of the bodies be reported to them immediately.
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There are cameras covering every small bridge?
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More likely some gawper with a phone was there when they tried to cross.

I think they found one body so far, according to somebody on my fb feed.

So pity na
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Deadly.

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I doubt that there was a permit issued to build that bridge.
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Duncan wrote: Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:41 pm I doubt that there was a permit issued to build that bridge.
Typical loggers bridge. Smash loads of scrub down into an excavation, add some large tree trunks and top with clay and red laterite.

Lasts surprisingly long, but this appeared to have too great a height of material over it and couldn't take a flash flood.
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hanno wrote:There are cameras covering every small bridge?
There are a surprising amount of cameras in the scrub. Even more surprising is what they apparently dont manage to record..

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Barang chgout wrote: Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:49 pm
hanno wrote:There are cameras covering every small bridge?
There are a surprising amount of cameras in the scrub. Even more surprising is what they apparently dont manage to record..

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Looking at the video it does indeed look like phone footage. I know that every mom and pop shop has a camera, but I don’t see a lot of cameras trained on log and dirt bridges.
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The story made the Daily Mail, but they have reported that the Stung Treng accident happened in Siem Reap. Not even close.

Terrifying moment motorcyclist and passenger plunge into flash flood after bridge collapses in Cambodia
Soldiers were Kinak DaLi and Sok Vandy from Cambodia's 1st Infantry Division
Men rode halfway across bridge in Siem Reap Province before it collapsed
Police searching along the river in Thmar Kaev village in the Srok Pang district

By Harry Howard
25 July 2019
This is the terrifying moment two motorcyclists were swept away after a bridge collapsed during a flash flood.

Kinak DaLi and Sok Vandy, soldiers from the 1st Light Infantry Division, were riding over the crossing made from logs and mud when it gave way due to the force of the river below.

They both plunged some 10ft into the torrent of water and have been missing since the accident yesterday afternoon in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia.
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UPDATE: The bodies of the two soldiers, who died in a bridge collapse in Stueng Treng province on 25 July, were recovered from the river around 7am this morning, 26 July 2019.
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