15 August 2007 By Moeung Tum – Radio Free Asia Translated from Khmer by Socheata With the ongoing protest demanding that the Vietnamese government release Monk Tim Sakhorn from jail, a report indicated that a Khmer Kampuchea Krom pagoda was ravaged by fire today. RFA Vietnamese language service reported that the temple of the Moha Tub pagoda was ravaged by fire at 3:00 AM on Wednesday 15 August 2007. The pagoda is located in Treang province (Soc Trang in Vietnamese) in Kampuchea Krom (current South Vietnam). Venerable Kim Ren, the abbot of the Moha Tub pagoda, said that the fire was started when one of the 60 candles in the temple (Vihear) fell down. The extent of the damage on this 400-year-old temple is not known yet, however, a source indicated that almost all the antique Buddha statues in the temple were ravaged by fire.