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Cambodia garment workers killed in clashes with police

January 3, 2013

Police have opened fire on striking Cambodian garment workers, killing three and injuring several more.

Shots were fired on Friday after the workers blocked a road south of the capital, Phnom Penh, and clashed with the police, eyewitnesses said.

The textile workers have been protesting and demanding the minimum wage be doubled.

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