Surat Thani discuss banning guns from Koh Phangan

Surat Thani authorities on Thursday held an urgent meeting to discuss the possibility of banning guns from Koh Phangan after a British man was caught in the crossfire between two groups of Thai men on New Year’s day.

Stephen Ashton, 23, was shot in the side by a stray bullet as he and his friends celebrated the first day of 2013 on the island at about 5am. He succumbed to his injuries at a hospital.

Read more: The Nation

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