World: A Night of Death at Takeo

TIME'S Robert Anson and T.D. AIIman arrived in Takeo, 50 miles from Phnom-Penh, only hours after Cambodian soldiers had gunned down more than 150 Vietnamese. The victims included 110 men, 30 boys under the age of eleven, half a dozen government officials of Vietnamese extraction, and an unknown number of women and girls. Anson's and Allman's report:

WE came upon the massacre almost by accident. In Takeo we hoped to get a military briefing from the local commander, a tall, soft-spoken captain. We called him "Killer" because journalists here believe that he was responsible for the massacre of 92 Vietnamese at Prasaut....

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