Tuktuk Driver Shot Dead in Sihanoukville

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Tuktuk Driver Shot Dead in Sihanoukville

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Cambodia News (Sihanoukville): On the night of September 26, 2020, there was weapon explosion killing a tuk-tuk driver in Sangkat 2, on Independence road in Sihanoukville.

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There was a case of a firearms shooting which caused the death of a passapp tuktuk driver when a group of suspects opened fire on the police, hitting the driver who was sitting on the pass app waiting for a customer.

According to sources from the scene, at 12:30 pm on the day of the incident, a white luxury car with license plate Phnom Penh 2BE-2376 was detained by the police to check the car because it is suspected that it was involved in something suspicious. But the owner of the car did not cooperate with the police, and he jumped into the car, grabbed his gun and started shooting, causing two police officers to be injured, and he continued to shoot, seriously injuring the passapp driver, who later died.

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According to preliminary confirmation from the police, the police immediately arrested two suspects, but there was at least another armed man who escaped.
The body of the tuktuk driver was returned to the family and taken back to his hometown for funeral preparation. RIP.
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Video of the shooting shared on TikTok:



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CEO News notes: This post was edited by CEO News to update the information available on the circumstances of the incident.
Last edited by CEOCambodiaNews on Tue Sep 29, 2020 12:51 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Guns don’t kill people, weapon explosions do.
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It started with crimes amongst themselves, now it looks like Khmers are being drawn in with the Chinese criminals, and now also victims of their crimes, RIP.
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Cambodia News, (Sihanoukville): On the morning of September 28, 2020, representatives of the police commissioner of Sihanoukville went to express their condolences at the funeral ceremony, bringing 4,000,000 Riel (four million riel) to the bereaved family of the deceased tuktuk driver, Hem Rith, at Wat Samrong, Banteay Meas District, Kampot Province.
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Poor fella, just doing his job
Do the Chinese do this sort of behavior back in thier own country? Have they watched to many movies I mean does they really think they can have a shoot out and get away.
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atst wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:10 am Poor fella, just doing his job
Do the Chinese do this sort of behavior back in thier own country? Have they watched to many movies I mean does they really think they can have a shoot out and get away.
Doesn’t say it was Chinese.
Don’t listen to Chinese whispers.
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whatwat wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:04 am
atst wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:10 am Poor fella, just doing his job
Do the Chinese do this sort of behavior back in thier own country? Have they watched to many movies I mean does they really think they can have a shoot out and get away.
Doesn’t say it was Chinese.
Who else is it going to be ?
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jaynewcastle wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:11 am
whatwat wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:04 am
atst wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:10 am Poor fella, just doing his job
Do the Chinese do this sort of behavior back in thier own country? Have they watched to many movies I mean does they really think they can have a shoot out and get away.
Doesn’t say it was Chinese.
Who else is it going to be ?
Well not the Russians or Ukraines that’s for certain.
Don’t listen to Chinese whispers.
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Video of the shooting was posted on TikTok:



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And not backpackers
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