Cambodia says a disputed 11th Century temple – a UN World Heritage site – has been damaged during continued cross-border clashes with Thai troops.

Part of Preah Vihear temple collapsed after a Thai bombardment, officials said. Thailand has not commented.

A wing of our Preah Vihear temple has collapsed as a direct result of the Thai artillery bombardment,” said the Cambodian military commander, in a statement.

BP: This doesn’t look good for the prospect of returning to the status quo given the importance of Preah Vihear to Cambodians.

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