29 Apr '11, 10pm

Thais and Cambodians trade fire and blame

SURIN (Thailand) - Thai and Cambodian troops exchanged fire early yesterday, breaking a ceasefire agreed the day before to end a week of border clashes that have killed 16 people and wounded scores. Each side blamed the other for firing first, but both said they still wanted to give the truce a chance. Brief clashes with guns and small hand grenades broke out twice overnight, Thai regional army commander Thawatchai Samutsakorn said. The clash killed one Thai soldier and wounded four others. It was not clear if there were casualties on the Cambodian side. The ceasefire was supposed to end a week of sporadic artillery and small-rocket fire that fanned nationalist passions in both countries, which threatened to overshadow elections in Thailand and reinforced doubts over South-east Asia's ambitions to form a European Union-style community by 2015. Thailand blamed the latest sk...

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