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Two die in reported ac explosion

Pailin-FlamingoCAMBODIA: Two ac engineers are said to have been killed after an air conditioner they were fixing reportedly exploded.

According to newspaper website reports, the two victims in their 20s were called to the Thai-owned Pailin Flamingo Casino Hotel & Entertainment Complex on Saturday to fix a number of faulty floor-standing air conditioners.

Both employees of a Phnom-Penh-based air conditioner repair company, the Cambodia Daily reports that the men were at work on one of the machines in a covered courtyard at the casino when it exploded. Both men are said to have suffered severe burns. One died at the scene, the other succumbed to his injuries on the way to a hospital.

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