Although gunfights are increasingly rare in Cambodia, the tendency of violent gangs to attack each other with machetes is hardly comforting.
Three men ended up with machete-inflicted injuries in Sihanoukville on Sunday after a 10-man street fight.
As always, the tiff was sparked by a “curse” being spat in the direction of a sensitive gang leader.
Understandably, frightened bystanders witnessing the bloodshed called police, who managed to net only the injured suspects as the other gangsters fled. DEUM AMPIL