GUNMEN KILL 4 VOL­UN­TEERS GUARD­ING SOUTH­ERN SCHOOL

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Hat yai, Thai­land -- Gunmen dis­guised as state se­cu­rity per­son­nel fa­tally shot four para­mil­i­tary vol­un­teers guard­ing a school in in­sur­gency-wracked south­ern Thai­land, po­lice said.

The at­tack­ers ap­proached the armed ter­ri­to­rial de­fense vol­un­teers at the school in Pat­tani prov­ince and shot them dead shortly be­fore noon Thurs­day, po­lice Lt. Col. Wicha Nu­pan­noi said. They seized four HK33 as­sault ri­fles from their vic­tims be­fore flee­ing, scat­ter­ing nails and other ma­te­rial on the road to de­lay pur­suers, he said.

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