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Published: Tuesday March 18, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Tuesday March 18, 2014 MYT 2:18:21 PM

Cambodians pray for missing aircraft

Still hopeful: Cambodians lighting candles as they pray for MH370 in Phnom Penh. - AFP

Still hopeful: Cambodians lighting candles as they pray for MH370 in Phnom Penh. - AFP

PHNOM PENH: Some 100 Cambo­dians, including Buddhist monks, prayed here for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 with 239 people on board.

“We pray for the passengers of the missing plane and wish that the plane would be found soon,” said a rights activist, Tep Vanny, who organised last night’s prayers.

“We’d like to share our sympathies with the family members of the passengers on board the missing flight MH370.”

On Sunday evening, about 1,000 Cambodian Muslims also prayed in a mosque on the outskirts of the capital for the missing jetliner. — Xinhua

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