29 Apr '11, 7pm

Thai-Cambodia border tense as Phnom Penh claims truce

Thai-Cambodia border tense as Phnom Penh claims truce

PHANOM DONG RAK, Thailand: Heavy weapons fire pounded the Thai-Cambodian border for an eighth day on Friday as Bangkok denied claims from Phnom Penh of a truce to end the countries' bloodiest conflict in decades. The Cambodian defence ministry announced a peace deal on Friday, after clashes on the disputed jungle frontier shattered a previous short-lived ceasefire. Thailand's government spokesman Panitan Wattanayagorn confirmed discussions between commanders on the ground but said no deal had been reached. "We actually have talked at local officers' level which I hope will lead to a real ceasefire," he said. He added the country was "disappointed" with a resumption of fighting after Thursday's truce, in which one Thai soldier was killed and six more wounded. Clashes around two ancient temple complexes have now left 16 people dead and caused about 85,000 people to flee from...

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