Phnom Penh: At 12:10 AM on November 30, 2021, in Borey Kimsan, Ta Ker Village, Sangkat Kambol, Khan Kambol, Phnom Penh, a fire broke out, seriously injuring a couple who died while being taken to hospital.
The owner of the house was named as Sophal, 60 years old a civil servant, and his wife Sok Khom, 50 years old. EDIT: Later reports named the dead man as Chea Sophal, 60, the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and the woman as his daughter-in-law.
Before the incident, flames were seen coming out of the house, and the owner of the house was heard shouting for help. The fire brigade came to help put out the fire and rescue the two homeowners.
The fire started from an electric fault. POST NEWS
EDIT: Another source says only one person died.