A romantic dispute saw up to 20 Chinese attack a group of 7 Russian, Chinese and Belarusian people, who were seriously injured and lightly wounded in the incident.
The seven victims were friends of a Chinese girl, who had broken up with the main leader of the suspects.
The incident occurred at night in the JR Hotel, located in Group 17, Village 4, Sangkat 4, Municipality, Preah Sihanouk City, on the 18th of October 2018.
Reports say that more than 20 Chinese nationals attacked another group of foreigners.
According to authorities, this case is due to a Chinese woman named XIA WEI XI, 19, asking her boyfriend XIA MING, 30, for a break in their relationship.
There were staying together at the JR Hotel. The Chinese woman brought her sister and some friends (two Russians, a Belarusian and four Chinese nationals) to take her things.
The former boyfriend was waiting with a gang, who attacked the party, seriously wounding a Belarussian and slightly wounding the others. The victims were sent to the hospital in Sihanoukville.
Major General Choun Narin, Preah Sihanouk provincial police chief, could not be reached for comment on the evening of October 18, 2018.