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It just ain’t a night out if the swords stay hidden

Hot-blooded men, a damsel’s affection and likely some truly horrific music were the brew that led to violence outside a capital nightclub on Tuesday.

Police said the fight began when a man touched the hand of another man’s girlfriend, then refused to apologise. Minutes later a brawl had spilled into the street, where samurai swords came into play, as is tradition. In the end, police arrested all five men involved. KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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