Kompong Speu Province: Actor Yorn Sopheak, also known as a singer who performs humanitarian activities and commercial photography, along with starring in some of the most famous TV dramas, encountered a real life drama when traveling to film on Kirirom Mountain.
The incident occurred at 10:30 am on October 4, when the minibus filled with smoke and flames engulfed the vehicle.
Speaking to our reporter, Mr. Yorn Sopheak considered his team had a lucky escape. The minibus smelled bad before climbing Mount Kirirom, so the driver stopped to check, and said it was okay to go up the hill.
Mr. Sopheak said he and his 10 crew members continued and saw flames. They managed to collect their luggage and escaped before the fire engulfed the vehicle, and eventually exploded.
Mr. Sopheak said that this was the first time that he had experienced this and the group of artists were lucky.
The actor cautioned about safety, especially for long journeys.