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June 18, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
The feud between Cambodia's co-rulers--First Prime Minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh and Second Prime Minister Hun Sen--erupted into a bloody gun battle between bodyguards loyal to each side, heightening fears in the already tense capital, Phnom Penh. With Khmer Rouge guerrilla leader Pol Pot on the run somewhere in the northern jungle, the violence in Phnom Penh could threaten a coalition government that has been unstable since the United Nations pieced it together in 1993.
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November 24, 2000 | From Associated Press
Nearly two dozen gunmen attacked government offices in central Phnom Penh early today, sparking a gun battle with security forces that left at least seven people dead and eight injured, officials and witnesses said. Residents said the fighting raged for more than one hour near the Defense Ministry, Council of Ministers offices and other buildings. Officials said most of those killed were the attacking gunmen, whose identities weren't immediately known.
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November 24, 2000 | From Associated Press
Nearly two dozen gunmen attacked government offices in central Phnom Penh early today, sparking a gun battle with security forces that left at least seven people dead and eight injured, officials and witnesses said. Residents said the fighting raged for more than one hour near the Defense Ministry, Council of Ministers offices and other buildings. Officials said most of those killed were the attacking gunmen, whose identities weren't immediately known.
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June 18, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
The feud between Cambodia's co-rulers--First Prime Minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh and Second Prime Minister Hun Sen--erupted into a bloody gun battle between bodyguards loyal to each side, heightening fears in the already tense capital, Phnom Penh. With Khmer Rouge guerrilla leader Pol Pot on the run somewhere in the northern jungle, the violence in Phnom Penh could threaten a coalition government that has been unstable since the United Nations pieced it together in 1993.
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January 16, 1995 | Associated Press
Gunmen killed an American woman and seriously injured her husband Sunday as the couple toured the Angkor Wat temple complex, Cambodia's biggest tourist attraction. A provincial official said the gunmen were Khmer Rouge guerrillas, but that could not be confirmed. The Americans were headed to Banteay Srey, one of several 12th-Century temples in Angkor Wat.
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September 9, 1994 | Reuters
The 5-year-old daughter of a U.N. human rights official in Cambodia was shot and left outside a hospital in Phnom Penh, a U.N. official said today. "They (unidentified gunmen) shot her in the leg and dumped her in the street," the official, Benny Widyono, said. "The poor girl is only 5 years old--she's in trauma." He said she will be evacuated to Bangkok, Thailand. Monica Oliveiros was shot after gunmen stole the U.N. vehicle in which she was sitting shortly before midnight Thursday, he said.
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January 16, 1995 | Associated Press
Gunmen killed an American woman and seriously injured her husband Sunday as the couple toured the Angkor Wat temple complex, Cambodia's biggest tourist attraction. A provincial official said the gunmen were Khmer Rouge guerrillas, but that could not be confirmed. The Americans were headed to Banteay Srey, one of several 12th-Century temples in Angkor Wat.
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September 9, 1994 | Reuters
The 5-year-old daughter of a U.N. human rights official in Cambodia was shot and left outside a hospital in Phnom Penh, a U.N. official said today. "They (unidentified gunmen) shot her in the leg and dumped her in the street," the official, Benny Widyono, said. "The poor girl is only 5 years old--she's in trauma." He said she will be evacuated to Bangkok, Thailand. Monica Oliveiros was shot after gunmen stole the U.N. vehicle in which she was sitting shortly before midnight Thursday, he said.
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