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Teacher shot dead while riding moto

Teacher shot dead while riding moto

A woman was shot dead on Saturday night while riding on the back of a motorbike driven by her husband in Russey Keo district’s Tuol Sangke commune, a police officer said yesterday.

Russey Keo district deputy police chief Chan Sahouth said Chhae Chhom Reaksmey, 28, a teacher at Kdey Soksann Organisation, was shot about 7pm in Tuol Sangke village.

“She was shot twice in the head. Two unidentified men had followed her on a motorbike. One shot her. She died instantly,” he told the Post. “So far, police have not identified the killers and don’t know the reason for the shooting,” he said.

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