Phnom Penh: Hundreds of workers from two factories were given new year’s parties which descended into violence on Veng Sreng at 12:00 on April 10, 2019. A large number of police officers were dispatched to intervene.
According to the source, two factories in the area had paid their workers for the Khmer New Year’s Day in the morning, and provided two banquet parties opposite each other.
At noon, the fun of the two doos turned into a violent conflict, when cans, bottles and rocks began being hurled, supposedly over an incident involving baby powder. At least one woman was injured and taken away by ambulance.
After the dispute between the sets of workers, authorities came to the scene, calling the representatives of the two factory owners to facilitate until, at 3 pm the same day, the factory quietly let the workers leave for home. https://postnews.com.kh/local/430050