A 16-year-old girl has been stabbed in Phnom Penh by a mentally unstable man


A 16-year-old girl was injured in a seemingly unprovoked attack yesterday at the National Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh. A mentally ill man attacked her. According to sources, the injuries occurred while trying to protect herself from the assailant brandishing a knife, then the assailant stabbed himself and both the victim and assailant were taken to hospital for treatment. The assailant is a drug dealer suffered from mental instability.

Ouch Thearith, The victim’s brother, stated on social media: ‘At the Olympic Hospital, someone came to stab my mother and sister, my sister was injured with 10 stitches in her arm and 4 stitches in the neck. No, what can I do, mother? I apologize for not being close to take care of my mother and sister.”

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