Owners of collapsed Cambodia building charged over deaths of 36 people

Owners of collapsed Cambodia building charged over deaths of 36 people

The Straits Times - Asia·2020-01-07 17:26

KEP, CAMBODIA (REUTERS) - Owners of a building in Cambodia that collapsed and killed 36 workers and their families last week have been charged and released on bail, a court spokesman said on Tuesday (Jan 7).

The heavy death toll has highlighted the dangers of the lightly regulated industry. The building, a multi-storey guesthouse under construction in the coastal town of Kep, crashed down on Friday (Jan 3) as labourers and their families, including six children and infants, were relaxing at the site.

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