Siem Reap: At 15:20 on August 16, 2019, two fishermen left from the port in Village 6, the Chong Khla commune, Siem Reap, across the Tonle Sap to return to their home in Phsar Ssung Village, Traning Commune, Kandieng District, Pursat Province. A sudden storm with heavy rain caused the boat to sink.
After receiving the report, the Siem Reap police force and the Siem Reap Unified Command team set out and rescued the pair, who were found floating on their ice box.
The 30 and 35 year old were taken for a check up in hospital. Due to the conditions, the boat was not recovered, but the esky was. TDNEWS