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Will they be back, and in greater numbers?

Will they be back, and in greater numbers?

Sword-wielding gangsters scattered like roaches from a police gunshot in Banteay Meanchey’s Sereisophon town on Saturday.

Cops patrolling the area saw four unidentified men holding samurai swords, walking down the street, presumably towards a showdown with a rival gang.

When the presence of police didn’t scare them off, one of the officers fired a shot.

The suspects scattered, leaving their swords and motorbike behind for the police to impound.

Koh Santepheap

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