“The weapon is designed to do things such as setting fire to illegal banners at a protest or setting fire to the hair or clothing of a protester,” general manager of the ZKZM fiber laser company said. “The power required to set a person aflame instantly from half a mile away is truly huge,” the website stressed.
Long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen earlier gave his own blessing to the campaign by weaving a few strands of thread into the scarf. Youngest son Hun Many, a fast-rising potential successor to his father, represented the 65-year-old premier at Sunday’s event.
“This Guinness World Record is for all Cambodians,” he said at the event.