TWO CRUSHED BY HAYWIRE CONTAINER
A mother was killed and
her son's legs were crushed when a private company container fell on
them from a truck in Phnom Penh's Russey Keo district Monday. Mor
Sunly, 45, died instantly when the container flattened her. Her son
Khun Phall, 27, sustained leg injuries during the incident. Witness
said that the duo were riding a motorbike when the truck in front of
them went over a road bump and lost a container. The truck driver is on
the run from the police.
MAN KILLS SISTER, 7, FOR CURSING HIM
Vann Ly, 18, has been arrested for killing his seven-year-old sister in
Tasen village, Trang commune, Kamrieng district, Battambang province,
on Friday. When Vann Ly was arrested a day after the incident, he told
the police that he killed his sister and threw her body into a nearby
stream because he was angry with her for frequently cursing him.
MILITARY POLICE ARREST THIEVES
Hang Sokhen, 17, Neth Sokun, 20, and Choum Chum, 19, have been arrested
by military police after a failed attempt to rob a moto driver outside
the Sunway Hotel in Daun Penh district, Phnom Penh Sunday. The group
walked towards Om Tongsin, 21, who was waiting on his moto outside the
hotel and begged him for 2,000 Riel. When Om Tongsin refused to hand
over the money, the group threatened him with an axe and stole his
necklace and motor. The robbers were stopped and arrested by military
police 20 metres from the scene of the crime.
ELEPHANT'S TRUNK STRIKES S'VILLE
Eight houses were destroyed in a storm called "elephant's trunk" in
Sihanoukville Monday. A fisherman said that the sky above the sea
became very dark just before the storm hit. Weather officials in
Sihanoukville said that the storm was a natural phenomenon that
happens every year in Sihanoukville and frightens fishermen.
SWEETHEARTS ROBBED NEAR RIVER
Two men were arrested by police after they assaulted and robbed two sweethearts in Phsar Kandal commune, Phnom Penh, on Sunday.