Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Hun Sen, Cambodia PM Weeps for Koh Pich Stampede Dead

Hun Sen, Cambodia PM Weeps for Koh Pich Stampede Dead

Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 25 November 2010: Hun Sen, Cambodia's prime minister has wept at the place where hundreds died during a shocking stampede, as the country began a day of mourning for victims.

Hun Sen shed tears while he lit incense and candles at the narrow diamond bridge where tens of thousands of festival-goers panicked, trampling hundreds underfoot, on Monday.

There has been confusion over the exact number of deaths. The latest official casualty tally from the incident was 347 dead and 395 injured, down from earlier official figures.

The premier was joined at the Bassac River in the capital Phnom Penh by his wife Bun Rany and cabinet members. Flags throughout the country were flying at half-mast and a Buddhist ceremony was being held...


Hun Sen Praying at Koh Pich, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Cambodia Stampede, Shocking Event on Final Day at Night of Cambodia Water Festival on Diamond Bridge, Diamond Island, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Cambodia Sstampede, Shocking Event on Final Day at Night of Cambodia Water Festival on Diamond Bridge, Diamond Island, Phnom Penh, Cambodia...

Stampede on bridge called Diamond Bridge (Spean Pich) at the night of the final day, 3rd day (22 November 2010) of Cambodian Water Festival, Over 300 people dead, and around 400 people injured...This is the first ever worst shocking event in Cambodia.

** Photos for the shocking event:

Diamond Bridge from the air, before the event taken placed



Stampede on the bridge


Dead bodies in Phnom Penh hospital

** Please watch the videos:

* Hundreds killed in Cambodian festival stampede :


* Shocking video of Cambodia stampede, hundreds killed on bridge :


* Hundreds die in Cambodia stampede :


* Cambodia investigates stampede :




For the stampede causes dead, All around the world, Cambodia is standing second after Irag Stampede since 2005. Cambodia government consider the day 25 November every year started from this year 2010 as the mourning day for the worst event.

Cambodia PM leads stampede memorial on 25/11/2010 morning at Diamond Bridge, Diamond Island, Phnom Penh, Cambodia...

Personally, I consider this event as the World Worst Accident Events that people around the world, not only Cambodia, can not forget....

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