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Three dead in Cambodia clash

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PHNOM PENH - Three people have been confirmed dead in Phnom Penh after Cambodian police opened fire on hundreds of garment workers protesting for a higher minimum wage, local media reported on Friday. 

Cambodian riot police with guns prepare to confront with garment workers throwing stones and bricks near a factory on the Stung Meanchey complex on the outskirts of Phnom Penh on Friday. (AP photo)

Phnom Penh municipal police chief Choun Narin said three people were dead and others injured and arrested, The Cambodia Daily newspaper reported.

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