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Eight people, including four children, were killed in a fire that tore through a popular night market in the Cambodian tourist town of Siem Reap, police said. 

Eight people, including four children, were killed in a fire that tore through a popular night market in the Cambodian tourist town of Siem Reap, police said. The children, aged between nine and 14, were sleeping with their families on the upper floor of a building on the premises when the blaze took hold.

The children, aged between nine and 14, were sleeping with their families on the upper floor of a building on the premises when the blaze took hold in the early hours of Saturday, said Sath Nady, chief of police in northwestern Siem Reap province.

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