Thai police hunting 50 gunmen before elections

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BANGKOK, 14 May 2011 (NNT)-The Royal Thai Police has revealed 50 names of most wanted gunmen while instructing police officers to try to diffuse tension among local politicians in a bid to prevent violence.

Deputy National Police Chief Police General Panupong Singhara Na Ayutthaya and National Police spokesman Maj-General Prawut Thavornsiri have disclosed that police are now searching for 50 suspected gunmen who could have been involved in a series of gun attack since February.

They added that the violence may exacerbate when the election got closer. Policemen of all levels have been urged to identify and mediate between two conflicting parties to prevent large scale violence from happening.

Read more: NNT


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