Cambodian troops under Lt. Col. Jan Fernandez fought their way up the west bank of?
GV building on fire (2 shots)
aerial view OVIO observer plane overhead firing (2 shots)
LV bomb exploding cattle running down road
CY PAN soldier along road
SV refugees crossing field
GV refugees in village (3 shots)
SCU General In Tam talking to Lt. Col. Fernandez
CU PAN General Tam with refugees
SV troops move out of bush on to road with General Tam looking on (4 shots)
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Background: Cambodian troops under Lt. Col. Jan Fernandez fought their way up the west bank of the Mekong River to free a six mile chain of villages from Viet-Cong occupation.
They found most of the villages burning as they entered them. Nearly all of the villagers are now refugees.
Lt. Col Fernandez said that one Cambodian soldier was killed and eight wounded in the operation along the Mekong; three Viet-Cong were killed, he said.