July 27: Seven men and two women were seriously injured in a grenade attack near
Pursat town's train station. A security guard at the station said he heard a group
of people arguing with another group at a nearby brothel. One person then threw a
grenade at his rivals to end the conflict. All the suspects escaped.
July 27: Dy Sein, a 45-year-old construction worker, was shot with an AK-47
by three unidentified men in Nisoth precinct, Meanchey district.
July 30: Phan Samy, 30, and his friend died instantly after their motorbike
hit a truck parked on Route 4 in Kantouk commune, Kandal. The truck driver escaped,
leaving the truck behind. Police are trying to find him to take responsibility over
the negligence of his parking.
July 30: A couple - Nha and Ky - were shot dead with an AK-47 by their nephew,
Eng Chhon, 36, in Boeung Prol commune, Tbaung Khmum district, Kampong Cham. Police
said that Chhon had quarrelled with his aunt, Nha, over the border of their land
just before the incident. Chhon escaped after the shooting.
July 31: Two soldiers - Keo Chhin, 36, and In Siphea, 32 - were arrested by
military police in O'Raing Oev district, Kampong Cham for helping seven Chinese people
to illegally enter Cambodia. All of the offenders are being detained at the provincial
military police headquarters.
July 31: Yon Rom, 25, and an unidentified man died instantly and eight other
people were injured in an accident when the rear tire of a pickup truck on which
they were traveling blew out in Sromor commune, Kampong Cham.
July 31: Four robbers - Nou Sam Earn, 25, Ros Leat, 15, Chan Rotana, 27, and
Lang Sidet, 31 - were arrested by military police after they ambushed a pickup truck
and robbed 14,860 baht from its four occupants, all of whom were butchers, in Serei
Sophoan district, Banteay Meanchey. The police said that UNDP and CMAC officials
in Banteay Meanchey reported the robbery to them through ICOM radio.
Aug 1: Chhrek Thoeun, 38, was stabbed in the neck with an arrow and seriously
injured by Sim Heng in Phsar Chhnang commune, Kampong Chhnang district, Kampong Chhnang.
The victim's wife, Kong Kin, 46, said that during the election campaign, Sim Heng
had quarrelled with other villagers over his favorite political party and Thoeung
stopped Heng from quarrelling, which made the latter upset. Heng escaped after the
Aug 2: A motor taxi driver, Kim Sankosal, 27, was shot and seriously injured
by two robbers who stole his motorbike in Boeung Keng Kang 1 precinct, Chamkarmon
Aug 2: The body of an unidentified man was found in Koki Thom commune, Kien
Svay district, Kandal. A newspaper reported that the victim had been killed and dumped
at the site within the past few days because the body was very swollen. Investigations
Aug 3: An unidentified man was found dead in Tek Thla precinct, Russei Keo
district. An inspection of the body found that the victim was beaten up and shot
in his ear. Witnesses at the scene said that they saw a motorbike driving from the
spot after the shooting was heard. Police are investigating this crime.
Aug 4: An unidentified man was beaten to death by a violent mob in Choeung
Ek precinct, Dangkor district after he snatched a necklace from Sar Chansovannary,
- Summarized from Khmer-language newspapwers Rasmei Kampuchea and Koh Santepheap
by Pok Sokundara.