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Two Bangkok schools shut after fatal brawl

Thai Education Minister Chinnaworn Boonyakiat yesterday ordered two schools in Bangkok to shut for a week following a fatal brawl on Friday in which two students died.

Bangkok School of Industrial Technology and the Technology Bang Kapi School were told to close from tomorrow, following the brawl between pupils from their schools on Ratpattana Road in Saphan Sung.

Chinnaworn also ordered the Office of the Private Education Commission to investigate what happened and, if it was found that neglect by school officials was a factor that led to the brawl, they might face permanent closure as per ministerial regulations.

Bang Chan police superintendent Pol Col Theerapong Khlaikaew said that following the brawl police had arrested 11 Technology Bang Kapi students and 4 students from Bangkok School of Industrial Technology.

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