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Inmate blinded during jail brawl

An inmate has been blinded at Battambang provincial prison after clashing with another prisoner early on Monday morning, according to prison authorities. Korng Saren, the chief of the prison, said the assailant, Hoeung Ham, who is serving a 10-year prison sentence for killing his father, often made problems in the prison. The victim, a convicted robber named Chheut Rath, was sent to hospital following the attack, he said.



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