Thousands of students around Phnom Penh remained at home Monday after their schools closed due to concerns over violent clashes between protesters and police on Sunday in which one man was shot dead. The head of Northbridge International School Cambodia (NISC), located close to Phnom Penh International Airport, on Monday said that the school had decided to close as the staff were fearful after Sunday’s events. “NISC decided to close today because of concerns over street closures and disruptions resulting from the current situation in Phnom Penh,” Steve Paterson, head of NISC, said, adding that he hoped that
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