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Villagers lend fists to robbery victim’s cause

One thing you can be sure of in Cambodia is that bystanders will almost always come to your aid in times of trouble; the problem is, they often come with fists flying.

On Wednesday, a 22-year-old had his moto stolen from outside a Phnom Penh pharmacy. He quickly shouted for help and locals came running, catching and beating the thief bloody before sending him to the police, who in turn sent him to hospital. DEUM AMPIL

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