Military police first fired their assault rifles over the heads of protesters when they arrived at the Veng Sreng Street protest on Friday, before quickly shifting their lethal aim to be level with the stone-throwing strikers, according to interviews with almost 20 injured witnesses at three hospitals Tuesday. Patients recovering from military police gunfire at Preah Kossamak, Calmette and the Khmer-Soviet Friendship hospitals also told of military police shooting wildly at large groups of people and later picking out individual protesters as targets after being unable to disperse the protest despite the deaths and injuries inflicted on Friday morning by
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