Three vicious murders marred Songkran celebrations in separate incidents around Thailand yesterday.
In one, a 58-year-old man in Chumphon was clubbed to death by a drunken reveller for objecting to being drenched with water.
In another case in Bangkok, an underage member of an illegal motorcycle gang was shot dead and four others wounded when a rival gang opened fire after a Silom Road water fight turned deadly.
And in Satun, a man knifed a drunken reveller to death for allegedly molesting his sister during a water fight.
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