Villagers take part in an annual religious ceremony revolving around a religious statue called "Lok Ta Pring Ka-Ek", on the outskirts of Phnom Penh June 2, 2014. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
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Seven people including five children -- three from the same impoverished family -- have died in a tragic accident in rural Cambodia after climbing into a well to retrieve 3,000 Riel (US$0.75), highlighting the desperation faced by the Southeast Asian nation's many poor.A local man, Tuy Chen, had accidentally dropped the 75 cents down the well-many rural Cambodians still do not have access to running water- while collecting a bucket of water over the weekend, The Cambodia Daily reported Monday.
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