Inquest into death of Japanese cameraman launched

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A Thai court on Monday opened an inquest into the death of a Japanese cameraman during a street battle between soldiers and anti-government protesters in Bangkok two years ago.

The Bangkok Southern Criminal Court heard prosecution claims that Hiroyuki Muramoto, a cameraman for Thomson Reuters, was shot dead by soldiers on April 10, 2010, while filming the conflict in the old part of the capital.

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