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iPhone Takes Bullet For Cop in Pattaya Gun Battle

PATTAYA — A Pattaya cop almost took one to the hip during a restaurant shootout with a big-time gangster – if not for his smartphone.

Sgt. Maj. Powaret Banjong said Tuesday he was recovering from the hard-boiled encounter in which his iPhone protected him from a bullet fired by a rampaging gunman.

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By Asaree Thaitrakulpanich
Khaosod English


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