PHNOM PENH - Several people were injured as Cambodian police on Friday morning opened fire in confrontation with striking garment workers.
A Cambodian Buddhist monk, centre, runs together with garment workers as they run to safety in front of a factory in Kambol village, at the outskirt of Phnom Penh on Thursday, Jan 2, 2014. (AP Photo)
An Associated Press photographer and human rights workers said police fired rifles after several hundred workers blocking a road south of the capital Phnom Penh began burning tires and throwing objects at them. Several wounded workers could be seen after the shots were fired.
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