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Thai, Cambodia troops clash again; peace talks sought

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  • Latest fighting focuses on two disputed temples

  • Thailand seeks bilateral talks

  • Analysts suggest domestic concerns behind fighting (Recasts with fresh fighting)

By Martin Petty

PHANOM DONG RAK, Thailand, April 25 (Reuters) - Thai and Cambodian troops clashed with guns and rocket-propelled grenades on Monday, witnesses said, after a nearly full-day break in fighting that has killed at least 12 people in four days and sent nearly 50,000 into evacuation centres.

Gunfire and explosions were heard near two disputed 12th-century Hindu temples that have been the scene of sporadic grenade and artillery bombardments since Friday in the bloodiest border conflict between the neighbours in nearly two decades.

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