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The curse of the loutish gangster strikes again

Although gunfights are increasingly rare in Cambodia, the tendency of violent gangs to attack each other with machetes is hardly comforting.

Three men ended up with machete-inflicted injuries in Sihanoukville on Sunday after a 10-man street fight.

As always, the tiff was sparked by a “curse” being spat in the direction of a sensitive gang leader.

Understandably, frightened bystanders witnessing the bloodshed called police, who managed to net only the injured suspects as the other gangsters fled. DEUM AMPIL

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