Illegal Timber Transporter Killed By Load

Pursat: A tractor carrying logs from a forest down a bumpy track overturned, causing the death of a woman. The accident happened near Samleng village, Kratiek commune, Veal Veng district, Pursat province at 15:30 on November 27, 2019.

The source said that before the incident, a young man was driving a tractor-trailer full of wood out of the forest when it crashed and a woman riding on the load was killed at the scene. The victim’s nephew escaped without injury

The victim, identified as Mam Phin, a 40-year-old from the area. Her nephew was a 16-year-old. CAMBOPRESS

Local authorities said logging in the area is not only illegal, but also dangerous and can lead to injuries and death, as in this case.

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