Mekong River Traffic Suspended in Kandal

Kandal: As efforts continue to move a sand carrying ship still stranded at the Prek Thmak bridge, authorities have released an announcement for the closure of all types of motorized boat and river traffic along the Mekong River in Khsach Kandal and Muk Kampul district, Kandal province.

The order is effective from 6:00 am on September 13, 2019, until a new notice is issued.

*Excessive weight from the ships cargo, along with strong currents are being reported as hampering the removal operation, with some sources saying that cables used by tug boats have snapped.

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