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In Brief: Robbers nab half-million in gold, cash

In Brief: Robbers nab half-million in gold, cash

Armed robbers targeted a shop at Phnom Penh's Olympic Market Sunday night and netted US$500,000 in gold, diamonds and cash, police said. A second heist took place late Monday evening in Svay Rolum, S'aang district, Kandal province, during which the thieves shot in the air several times before escaping. "We are hunting for five or six people....They got away with $10,000 of gold and mobile phones," Roeun Nara, Kandal's deputy police chief, said.

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