PM Hun Sen Pays Tribute to Four Fallen Cambodian Peacekeepers

Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, paid homage to the four fallen Cambodian peacekeeping forces, following the arrival of their bodies at Phnom Penh International Airport, yesterday evening.

Second Lt. Mao Eng, medical staff; Second Lt. Seang Norin, quality control officer; Sgt. Mom Tola, assistant driver; and Sgt. Im Som, driver, were killed during the attack in the south of Central African Republic on May 8, at night, while the other one � Sgt. Thuch Thim, truck driver � was injured.

After Samdech Techo Hun Sen and UN representatives paid their last respect to the four fallen Cambodian peacekeepers, the bodies were transported to their respective homelands in Phnom Penh capital, and Pursat, Siem Reap, and Svay Rieng provinces with official escort.

On the occasion, Samdech Techo Hun Sen also met with and expressed his deepest condolences to the bereaved families.

Since 2006, Cambodia has sent a total of 4,459 troops for the UN peacekeeping operations in Sudan, South Sudan, Central African Republic, Chad, Syria, Lebanon, Mali, and Cyprus.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press