PM Leads Search and Rescue Operation at Building Collapse Site

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has been leading the search and rescue operation directly at the building collapse site in Kep province since yesterday.

The Premier arrived at the scene yesterday night and stayed there with local authorities, joint task forces, and search and rescue team, after he visited the survivors at Kep Provincial Referral Hospital.

According to a press release of the Kep Provincial Administration, as of 5:00 am of Jan. 4, 2020, 23 victims have been found of them 5 (3 women) have been confirmed dead.

Earlier at around 2:25 am, under the direction of Samdech Techo Hun Sen, the search and rescue team worked more actively after hearing the yell for help from 4 victims trapped under the building collapse.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press