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Motorbike thugs show no sign of samurai spirit

Motorbike thugs show no sign of samurai spirit

A 25-year-old man in Battambang was attacked with a samurai sword while riding his motorbike home from university on Wednesday.

The man was reportedly accosted by a group of young men on motorbikes, who he could not identify because their faces were covered, and sustained serious injuries to his head and hand.

Cops have put the incident down to a settling of scores and remain on the lookout for the culprits. KOH SANTEPHEAP

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