One woman was killed, at least nine others injured and 37 arrested, including seven Buddhist monks, who were later released, after violence erupted yesterday morning in Phnom Penhís Meanchey district between protesting garment factory workers, civilians and security forces, who fired live ammunition. Two police vehicles and at least two police motorcycles were torched after several hundred workers from the SL Garment factory, who were attempting to march to Prime Minister Hun Senís residence, had their route blocked by police. During the clashes, six police officers were trapped in a room inside the Stung Meanchey pagoda for more
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