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Couple axed in their house by burglars

Two soup vendors were severely injured in Svay Rieng town after their house was broken into by armed robbers yesterday, police said.

Kong Sarou, chief of Svay Rieng town police, said Heng Sokong, 33, and his wife Prum Sopheaktra, 23, were attacked with axes by two robbers around 2:30am on Thursday morning.

They were both hacked several times. The robbers then cleared the house of US$500 in cash and of gold and jewelry worth around US$1,000 and fled the scene.

To contact the reporter on this story: Buth Reaksmey Kongkea at kongkea.buthreaksmey@phnompenhpost.com

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