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Kampong Thom woman accidentally shot with homemade firearm

Kampong Thom woman accidentally shot with homemade firearm

A woman warded at the Kampong Thom Provincial Hospital is clinging to life after her husband accidentally shot her in the stomach with a homemade gun, Sandan district police chief Oung Moly said.

He said the victim, Kung Ti, aged 28, was badly injured after her husband, Mao Socheat, 24, accidentally shot her as he was playfully pointing it at herSocheat, who is in district police custody, found the rifle, made from a piece of metal, at the construction site where they worked, he said.

Moly told The Post that a doctor had pronounced Ti dead, but according to the latest information given to him, she hadn’t passed away as of press time.

Police are preparing documents to send the case to the provincial court.

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