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Satellite debris stirs border alarm

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Troops from Thailand and Cambodia feared a military attack was underway on Monday morning after hearing an explosion over the disputed Thai-Cambodia border area near Preah Vihear temple. 

Military command units from both sides promptly contacted each other to find out what happened.

It was later confirmed the explosion was caused by junk metal from a fallen satellite, not an artillery shell.

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