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Preparation underway for funeral of late Cambodian King Father Sihanouk

Source:Xinhua Published: 2013-1-20 9:25:46

The custom-built crematorium for the cremation of late King Father Norodom Sihanouk is under construction in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Jan. 19, 2013. Sihanouk died of illness at the age of 90 in Beijing on Oct. 15, 2012. His body will be moved to a custom-built crematorium at the Meru field next to the Royal Palace on Feb. 1 and kept it for another three days at the site before it is cremated on Feb. 4. (Xinhua/Sovannara)
The custom-built crematorium for the cremation of late King Father Norodom Sihanouk is under construction in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, January 19, 2013. Sihanouk died of illness at the age of 90 in Beijing on October 15, 2012. His body will be moved to a custom-built crematorium at the Meru field next to the Royal Palace on February 1 and kept it for another three days at the site before it is cremated on February 4. (Xinhua/Sovannara)


 Cambodian troops march in front of the Royal Palace in preparation for the funeral of late King Father Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Jan. 19, 2013. Sihanouk died of illness at the age of 90 in Beijing on Oct. 15, 2012. His body will be moved to a custom-built crematorium at the Meru field next to the Royal Palace on Feb. 1 and kept it for another three days at the site before it is cremated on Feb. 4. (Xinhua/Sovannara)
 Cambodian troops march in front of the Royal Palace in preparation for the funeral of late King Father Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, January 19, 2013. Sihanouk died of illness at the age of 90 in Beijing on October 15, 2012. His body will be moved to a custom-built crematorium at the Meru field next to the Royal Palace on February 1 and kept it for another three days at the site before it is cremated on February 4. (Xinhua/Sovannara)


Cambodian troops march in front of the Royal Palace in preparation for the funeral of late King Father Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Jan. 19, 2013. Sihanouk died of illness at the age of 90 in Beijing on Oct. 15, 2012. His body will be moved to a custom-built crematorium at the Meru field next to the Royal Palace on Feb. 1 and kept it for another three days at the site before it is cremated on Feb. 4. (Xinhua/Sovannara)
Cambodian troops march in front of the Royal Palace in preparation for the funeral of late King Father Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, January 19, 2013. Sihanouk died of illness at the age of 90 in Beijing on October 15, 2012. His body will be moved to a custom-built crematorium at the Meru field next to the Royal Palace on February 1 and kept it for another three days at the site before it is cremated on February 4. (Xinhua/Sovannara)


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