Cambodian troops have began an operation to open up the Mekong river link with the third largest town in Cambodia, Kompong Cham.
GV Troops through shrub country
GV Military trucks & troops through ditto
CU Maj-Gen Tam at wheel of jeep
GV Troops & army trucks towards Mekong bank
MV Gen. Tam on bank of Mekong with troops
MV Troops inspecting bunker (3 shots)
SV & GV Troops on bank of Mekong (2 shots)
SV Gen. Tam talks to villagers
GTV Troops searching village & bunker
GVs Troops headed by General down track (3 shots)
Troops in shrub country; military trucks and troops; Major General in Tam; at wheel of jeep; General with troops; troops inspecting bunker; General with villagers; troops searching village.
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Background: Cambodian troops have began an operation to open up the Mekong river link with the third largest town in Cambodia, Kompong Cham. The river is a vital supply link with, the Communist-beleaguered town. With the troops as they pushed towards the town was Visnews cameraman, Neil Davis, who filmed this exclusive coverage.