"Almost immediately, however, the new occupiers began driving the populace into the countryside. Government military officers and high-ranking civil servants were executed. Khorn Prak said it took just a week to turn Phnom_Penh into "a ghost town." Like Nai Oeurn, he was a believer who took part in the expulsion because he had a deep faith in the Khmer Rouge's pledge to eliminate distinctions between rich and poor."
It's always amazing everytime it takes days to turn a city with infrastructure, technology, etc, etc into jungle with gangsters moving around.
Friday, September 02, 2005 5:06 PM