Tens of thousands of people have fled fighting between Thailand and Cambodia over the past week, 30 people have been injured, and five Thai soldiers have been killed, the Thai Ministry of Public Health said Tuesday.
Fighting erupted for a third consecutive day in a disputed area along the Thai-Cambodian border Sunday, a Thai military official said.
Renewed clashes in a disputed area along the Thai-Cambodian border killed at least one Thai soldier and left 11 people injured Saturday, Thailand's MCOT news agency reported.
Thailand's foreign minister gives his country's side of the border skirmish with Cambodia.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations will send observers to the tense Thailand-Cambodia border, where a disputed centuries-old temple is located, the organization said Tuesday.
Border skirmishes between Thailand and Cambodia flared for a second day in an ongoing dispute over an ancient Hindu temple, a Thai military official said Wednesday.
The U.N. Security Council Monday called for a truce between Thailand and Cambodia and urged the two Asian nations to begin a dialogue to end their dispute over an ancient Hindu temple on the border.
Thailand and Cambodia have been clashing for several days over a disputed Hindu temple. CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports.
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