Police guard Thai candidates as violence continues

 Police guard Thai candidates as violence continues

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THAILAND – Political violence has continued during the runup to the July 3 poll, with a canvasser under gunfire attack in Lampang, and a fake bomb planted in Ayutthaya.

There was one canvasser working for Chat Thai Pattana Party shot dead in Chiang Rai, however likely out of personal conflicts with his local rivals, local police said.

In Lampang, assailants opened fire on a restaurant owned by Phansak Khamkaew, former mayor of Khelang Nakhon municipality in Muang district late Friday night, causing damage to the building but no casualties. The the case was just known when a complaint was lodged with police yesterday.

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