AUSTRALIAN WHO DIED IN BLAST WAS NOT FROM THE MILITARY

ON FRIDAY CAMBODIAN DEFENCE MINISTRY SPOKESMAN GENERAL CHHUM SOCHEAT CLARIFIED THAT THE TWO AUSTRALIANS WENT TO THE BASE AFTER BEING INVITED BY CAMBODIAN SOLDIERS.

AN AUSTRALIAN MAN KILLED BY A BLAST ON A SHOOTING RANGE AT A CAMBODIAN ARMY BASE WAS REPORTEDLY THERE AS A TOURIST TO FIRE WEAPONS.

Cambodian police have said the dead Australian was aged 45 and the injured man was 41.
General Chhum Socheat, Cambodian Defence Ministry spokesman The shooting range, along with several others in the Phnom Penh area, are featured on internet websites showing images of Western tourists firing weapons.
Photo: AP Initial reports from Cambodian military, police and provincial officials said the Australians were military trainers assisting soldiers at the Kampong Speu Armoured Headquarters when a landmine exploded.

An Australian man killed by a blast on a shooting range at a Cambodian army base was reportedly there as a tourist to fire weapons, and was not a military trainer as officials first declared. A Cambodian soldier was also...

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