Foreigners getting “bricked” in Cambodia

Expatriate Man Violently Bricked in the Face in Phnom Penh –, January 5, 2013
…In 2010, a spate of similar attacks, in which foreigners were bricked from passing SUVs and trucks, forced authorities to dispatch police along the riverside, where most of the attacks happened. The U.S. Embassy at the time issued a warning to tourists to be aware. The son of a high-ranking government official was believed to have been behind the attacks, which dissipated by the end of the year.
After two years of relative quiet for such attacks, Mr. Wootton said he could not imagine why he was targeted. The attack seemed random to him, because his assailants drove off immediately and made no attempt to steal anything…

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