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Phnom Penh Stampede
Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
By Jeffrey Bright
23 Nov 2010

Once a coffin was detained, family members layed the victims body and carried coffins to army trucks which will deliver coffins to the families home towns and allow families to mourn and bury the deceased. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 23/11/2010

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Phnom Penh Stampede
Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
By Jeffrey Bright
23 Nov 2010

Family members grieve next to the body of a loved one. People desperately rushed and struggled to detain a coffin, which were being delivered through out the day. Once a coffin was detained family members layed the victims body and carried coffins to army trucks which will deliver coffins to the families home towns and allow families to mourn and bury the deceased. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 23/11/2010

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Phnom Penh Stampede
Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
By Jeffrey Bright
23 Nov 2010

Family members grieve next to the body of a loved one. People desperately rushed and struggled to detain a coffin, which were being delivered through out the day. Once a coffin was detained family members layed the victims body and carried coffins to army trucks which will deliver coffins to the families home towns and allow families to mourn and bury the deceased. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 23/11/2010

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Phnom Penh Stampede
Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
By Jeffrey Bright
23 Nov 2010

Family members grieve next to the body of a loved one. People desperately rushed and struggled to detain a coffin, which were being delivered through out the day. Once a coffin was detained family members layed the victims body and carried coffins to army trucks which will deliver coffins to the families home towns and allow families to mourn and bury the deceased. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 23/11/2010

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Phnom Penh Stampede
Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
By Jeffrey Bright
23 Nov 2010

The stampede began at 21:30 local time (14:30 UTC) on a bridge across the Tonlé Sap river. 353 people died, and upwards of 755 more people were injured, some seriously, and many local hospitals were pushed far beyond capacity by the influx of victims. Cambodia is one of the region's poorer countries and has an underdeveloped health system, with hospitals barely able to cope with daily demand. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 23/11/2010

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Phnom Penh Stampede
Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
By Jeffrey Bright
23 Nov 2010

Family members outside Calmette Hospital prepare to move loved ones corpse from body bag to a coffin in preparation for funeral and burial. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 23/11/2010

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Phnom Penh Stampede
Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
By Jeffrey Bright
23 Nov 2010

Once victims bodies were identified, families had to wait for a coffin to be delivered by pick up truck. People desperately rushed and struggled to detain a coffin, which were being delivered through out the day. Once a coffin was detained family members layed the victims body and carried coffins to army trucks which will deliver coffins to the families home towns and allow families to mourn and bury the deceased. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 23/11/2010

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Phnom Penh Stampede
Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
By Jeffrey Bright
23 Nov 2010

Men carry the body of one of the stampede victims outside Calmette Hospital. The vast majority of the 353 deceased were female and adultescents. Cambodia is one of the region's poorer countries and has an underdeveloped health system, with hospitals barely able to cope with daily demand. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 23/11/2010

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Phnom Penh Stampede
Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
By Jeffrey Bright
23 Nov 2010

Two masked volunteers carry the body of one of the stampede victims outside Calmette Hospital. The vast majority of the 353 deceased were female and adultescents. Cambodia is one of the region's poorer countries and has an underdeveloped health system, with hospitals barely able to cope with daily demand. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 23/11/2010

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Phnom Penh Stampede
Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
By Jeffrey Bright
23 Nov 2010

Two men peer into one of the tents housing stampede victims inside the grounds of Clamette Hospital. Authorities had estimated that upward of two million people would descend on Phnom Penh for the three-day water festival. Poor policing and crowd control were thought to blame for the 353 victims of the stampede. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 23/11/2010

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Phnom Penh Stampede
Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
By Jeffrey Bright
23 Nov 2010

One of the tents used to house some of the 353 stampede victims lies empty inside the grounds of Clamette Hospital. Family members travelled from all over Cambodia to Phnom Penh. In order to identify and prepare their loved ones for burial. Cambodia is one of the region's poorer countries and has an underdeveloped health system, with hospitals barely able to cope with daily demand. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 23/11/2010

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Phnom Penh Stampede
Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
By Jeffrey Bright
23 Nov 2010

Friends and family members comfort eachother at the entrance to one of the tents housing stampede victims inside the grounds of Clamette Hospital. Family members travelled from all over Cambodia to Phnom Penh. In order to identify and prepare their loved ones for burial. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 23/11/2010

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Phnom Penh Stampede
Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
By Jeffrey Bright
23 Nov 2010

Man sits looking shocked and exausted outside Calmette Hospital. Family members travelled from all over Cambodia to Phnom Penh. In order to identify and prepare family members for burial. The vast majority of the victims were female and adultescents. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 23/11/2010

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Phnom Penh Stampede
Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
By Jeffrey Bright
23 Nov 2010

Family members hold up a photograph outside Calmette Hospital to try and identify if their loved one is one of the victims of the stampede. The vast majority of the victims were female and adultescents. Cambodia is one of the region's poorer countries and has an underdeveloped health system, with hospitals barely able to cope with daily demand. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 23/11/2010

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Phnom Penh Stampede
Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
By Jeffrey Bright
23 Nov 2010

Notice boards displaying photographs of the stampede victims outside Calmette Hospital. The vast majority of the victims were female and adultescents. Many of the victims had travel from rural areas of Cambodia to celebrate in the Water Festival or were students studying in Phnom Penh. This meant family members had to travel great distances in order to identify victims. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 23/11/2010

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Phnom Penh Stampede
Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
By Jeffrey Bright
23 Nov 2010

Family members and friends of the deceased. View notice boards displaying photographs of the 353 stampede victims outside Calmette Hospital. The vast majority of the victims were female and adultescents. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 23/11/2010

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Phnom Penh Stampede
Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
By Jeffrey Bright
23 Nov 2010

Family members and friends of the deceased. View notice boards displaying photographs of the 353 stampede victims outside Calmette Hospital. The vast majority of the victims were female and adultescents. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 23/11/2010

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Phnom Penh Stampede
Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
By Jeffrey Bright
23 Nov 2010

Two women, family members of the deceased. View the notice boards displaying photographs of the stampede victims outside Calmette Hospital the following day. The stampede began at 21:30 local time (14:30 UTC) on a bridge across the Tonlé Sap river, though witnesses said that people had been "stuck on the bridge" for several hours before, and victims were not freed until hours after the actual stampede occurred. 353 people died, and upwards of 755 more people were injured, some seriously, and many local hospitals were pushed far beyond capacity by the influx of victims. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 23/11/2010

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Hans-Dietrich Genscher
Hamburg
By Ralf Falbe
01 Sep 2010

Former German Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher (1927 - 2016), attending funeral of environmentalist Loki Schmidt, Hamburg, Germany.