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As is tradition, irrate words lead to swordplay

Beer before liquor, never been sicker. Beer during fight, run for your life! This improvised mantra proved true in Preah Sihanouk province on Tuesday night, when one friend allegedly hacked another with a samurai sword after a drunken argument.

According to police, a group of pals were just hanging out when one thing led to another and a verbal dispute ensued between two of them. One ran home and re-emerged with a samurai sword, swinging at his erstwhile friend. Police arrived and arrested him. CEN

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