Lang Srey Sar, 19, peeling peanuts to be later sold. She was one of five Cambodian women who lost their left arms in a truck accident on the commute to their garment factories. Photo: Enric Català

Horrific accident puts Cambodia’s poor travel conditions for garment workers in spotlight

  • Five female garment factory workers had their arms severed clean off as they were commuting to work in an overloaded open-back truck
  • Up to 70 women can be packed in like cattle on a single truck, with drivers, often young and undertrained, under pressure to carry as many people as possible
Topic |   Cambodia

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Lang Srey Sar, 19, peeling peanuts to be later sold. She was one of five Cambodian women who lost their left arms in a truck accident on the commute to their garment factories. Photo: Enric Català
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