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Thailand, Cambodia exchange artillery fire over disputed temple site

Claims over 900-year-old temple in Cambodia's Preah Vihear province has stoked tensions with neighbouring Thailand

Thailand, Cambodia exchange artillery fire over disputed temple site
Displaced Cambodians arrive at a makeshift refugee camp after fleeing the fighting at the 11th-century Preah Vihear site on February 7, 2011 (Getty Images)
Thailand, Cambodia exchange artillery fire over disputed temple site
Artllery fire between Thai and Cambodian troops continued after five people were killed in clashes over the weekend near the disputed Preah Vihear temple World Heritage site (Getty Images)
Thailand, Cambodia exchange artillery fire over disputed temple site
The 900-year-old temple belongs to Cambodia following a 1962 World Court ruling but this remains disputed by many Thais (Getty Images)
Thailand, Cambodia exchange artillery fire over disputed temple site
Thai villagers rest in makeshift shelters after fleeing the border between Thailand and Cambodia (Getty Images)
Thailand, Cambodia exchange artillery fire over disputed temple site
Hun Sen, prime minister of Cambodia, has called for the United Nations Security Council to intervene (Getty Images)
Thailand, Cambodia exchange artillery fire over disputed temple site
Thai villagers wait in shelters after fleeing the area near the 11th-century Preah Vihear temple (Getty Images)
Thailand, Cambodia exchange artillery fire over disputed temple site
Thai villagers stand outside the shelters after fleeing the area near the 11th-century Preah Vihear temple (Getty Images)
Thailand, Cambodia exchange artillery fire over disputed temple site
Thai villagers arrive at a shelter after fleeing the area near the 11th-century Preah Vihear temple (Getty Images)
Thailand, Cambodia exchange artillery fire over disputed temple site
Thai villagers rest inside a tent after fleeing he border between Thailand and Cambodia (Getty Images)
Thailand, Cambodia exchange artillery fire over disputed temple site
Displaced Cambodians gather at a makeshift refugee camp (Getty Images)