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Barbed wire has been wrapped around a gate closing off trains tracks crossing Poipet’s international border with Thailand. (Ananth Baliga/VOD)

Thai Nationals Rescued, Repatriated from Pursat SEZ

Military police spokesperson Eng Hy said Cambodian and Thai authorities had rescued 103 Thai nationals from a Pursat province special economic zone on Tuesday morning and brought the individuals across the border on Wednesday morning. 

Tycoon Try Pheap in a photo posted on February 17, 2021 (Facebook: Try Pheap Group)

Police Rescue Cambodian Woman From Try Pheap SEZ, Deny She Was Sold

Police rescued a woman from a quarantine center for Try Pheap’s Special Economic Zone in Pursat on Wednesday night. But she had merely wanted to leave “because it was too quiet,” an official said, without answering why police intervention was needed.