Pistol-whipping takes the fun out of partying

Pistol-whipping takes the fun out of partying

An unsespecting pair of club-goers was pistol-whipped over an unknown slight in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district on Wednesday.

As the two men were leaving the establishment, another two men followed them out, produced a pistol and proceeded to beat the departing duo, leaving one bleeding profusely from the head.

The perpetrators fled, leaving the victims to speculate that they had perhaps stepped on one of the attackers’ feet. Koh Santepheap

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