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Re: Shooting in Phnom Penh near Phsar PC

Post by Jaap N. » Wed Jul 16, 2014 8:11 pm

F*ck, hope he pulls through.
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Post by nightmare.believer » Wed Jul 16, 2014 8:12 pm

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Post by vladimir » Wed Jul 16, 2014 8:15 pm

We were just chatting two nights ago about music in the 70s...

@nb try and intimidate someone else. You're the guy talking about what people buy at pharmacies...and your karma rating shows who's more in need of attitude adjustment.

What, in your view, constitutes 'talking shit to people'? Examples, please.

I think your comment warrants investigation.
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Post by General Mackevili » Wed Jul 16, 2014 8:16 pm

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He was slowing down near the school because that's what people do: small children are around.
Gotcha, I wasn't sure the situation.

So presumably, they have dozens of witnesses, at least?

That's right around the time schools let out, so I imagine a crowd around.

Certainly not a random shooting.
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Re: Shooting in Phnom Penh near Phsar PC

Post by vladimir » Wed Jul 16, 2014 8:35 pm

About 20 policemen showed up with his car, asked everyone a few questions.

I got this:

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Post by General Mackevili » Wed Jul 16, 2014 8:38 pm

Wow. He really is lucky to be alive.
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Post by vladimir » Wed Jul 16, 2014 8:47 pm

I'm amazed the window held.
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Post by vladimir » Wed Jul 16, 2014 8:50 pm

Update: one shot hit him in the shoulder and then into his neck.

2 other shots into his neck.

4 Australians, presumably from embassy went to Calmette, he will be moved to Singapore.

Tinted windows may have saved his life, either by preventing shooters seeing him clearly, or if it was film, holding the glass together.
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Re: Shooting in Phnom Penh near Phsar PC

Post by Joon » Wed Jul 16, 2014 8:59 pm

Yes, 5 shots through a car window weren't meant for a robbery. They shot to make sure they hit.
Hope he's going to survive this ordeal and thank goodness there was no ricochet and collateral victims.
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Post by General Mackevili » Wed Jul 16, 2014 9:01 pm

That was an assassination attempt.

Scary.
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