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Swords at dawn after student stares at rival

Like something out of the world’s worst Kurosawa film, a pair of students in Battambang town faced off on Wednesday in a fight with “samurai swords”.

The pre-planned duel shook students up enough that they called police in to break it up, but not before a fair amount of blood was spilled.

The would-be “victor” in the duel was caught whilst trying to escape and explained he was angry at the other student for “looking at his face in class”, while the other explained they were both “gangsters”. DEUM AMPIL



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