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One killed, one severely wounded in Narathiwat shooting

NARATHIWAT, June 8 – One villager was gunned down while his wife was seriously wounded by gunshots Wednesday morning in Sungai Padi district in this southern border province of Narathiwat, according to local police. Monthon Samthitabdee, 50, was shot dead and his wife Boonsri Tonkam, 44, was badly hurt after the

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Thai Army chief travels South, insists law enforcement must tackle southern violence

BANGKOK, June 3 – Thailand's Army Commander-in-Chief Prayuth Chan-ocha expressed confidence that law enforcement rather than military action is the appropriate approach to quell the insurgency in the southern border provinces. Speaking to reporters before leaving for the insurgency-impacted southern border region, Gen Prayuth said his trip was to follow up

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Thai army soldiers practice tactical maneuvers during military operations on urban terrain training in Lop Buri, Thailand, May 18, 2006

Three RKK insurgents killed in clash with soldiers in Narathiwat

NARATHIWAT, June 2 -- Three suspected members of the insurgent group Runda Kumpulan Kecil (RKK) were killed today in a clash with Thai government soldiers in the southern province of Narathiwat, and a quantity of arms and ammunition was seized. Navy Commander Ratharoj Apirachrassami led a special Marine task force from

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Two Thai insurgents killed themselves in botched bombing

NARATHIWAT, May 31 - Two suspected insurgents killed themselves in a botched attempt to plant a bomb to ambush security forces in the restive southern province of Narathiwat on Tuesday. The incident occurred in the early morning in Ruso district, according to local police who found scattered fragments of explosive devices

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