Phnom Penh: A group of around 10 thugs armed with swords on 7-8 motorcycles chased and attacked a student in broad daylight, causing the victim severe hand injuries.
The victim managed to run into a clothes shop, or people reported he would have been killed.
The incident sparked a surprise at 5:30 pm on March 26, 2019, outside “TIME” shop located on 135 and the corner of 460 in Toul Tompong 1 district, Khan Chamkar Morn.
According to a source, no fewer than 10 young men on 7 to 8 motorbikes, with 3 wielding samurai swords were racing through the streets, in a scene resembling a ‘Hong Kong movie’.
He saw a young man with a sword fighting with the group, then be struck many times, before fled into the shop and was pursued by three others.
The attackers then ran from the shop and escaped on motorcycles.
According to the police, the fight was between rival gang members. A motorbike and sword, believed to belong to the victim were taken away.
The unnamed victim was identified as a student and sent by a friend to the hospital with serious cuts to his hand.