Story’s potential to warm hearts quickly dissipates

Story’s potential to warm hearts quickly dissipates

Two homeless friends pooling their resources to purchase a humble meal of rice is a story that would understandably inspire pathos – were it to end there.

Unfortunately, Poipet town police said the two began to squabble over the proper distribution of portions on Monday, prompting the young, male half of the duo to pull a knife and stab his female companion in the arm and back. As onlooking villagers screamed, the man fled, only to be captured later. DEUM AMPIL

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