One dead, two injured in Phuket shootout with police

 One dead, two injured in Phuket shootout with police

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PHUKET: Two men reportedly known to police as thugs who impersonated police officers to extort money from Burmese workers were gunned down in a street shootout in Phuket’s tourist area of Kata Beach today.

One police officer was shot in each leg before returning fire.

Duty Officer Lt Col Boonlert Onklang said Chalong Police first received a report of the gunfight at 3:30pm.

Read more: The Phuket Gazette



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