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Two sides spar on the airwaves

Two sides spar on the airwaves

NEWSMEN in a Pailin guest-house listened into the cut and thrust of radio

exchanges between Khmer Rouge and government soldiers.

A government

soldier on the radio inquired sadistically: "Are you cold", the KR soldier

responded, " I'm very warm thank you. I'm just worried about your trucks getting

bogged in the rain."

The government soldier replied: "Remember when your

bosses Pol Pot, Ieng Sary, Khieu Samphan and Ta Mok left Phnom Penh in 1979,

they did not bring blankets with them. You'd better ask them if they were

cold?

The angered KR soldier retorted: "How dare you insult my bosses!

They are rich, not poor like you.

"They have beautiful houses and healthy

families. I am close to you and I will come and kill you, all of you. Do you

remember the souvenir in Anlong Veng?"

The government soldiers' cocky

final words were: "Stop dreaming about Anlong Veng. Never, never will it happen

again. Pailin is Pailin.

"This is not a big deal, it is normal for

private soldiers who fulfill their duty for the sake of the nation. Goodnight

and sleep well."

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