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Police Admit to Shooting At, Arresting Wrong Men in NE Thailand

MAHA SARAKHAM — A police commander in northeastern Thailand has apologized to two men who plain-clothed officers shot at yesterday because they mistook them for suspected drug dealers.

Blast Injures Suspected University Student Bomb Maker

CHIANG MAI — A university student in northern Thailand lost his left hand today after a homemade bomb he was assembling accidentally exploded, police said.

Legal Action Against Italian-Thai Weighed After Red Line Collapse Kills 3

BANGKOK — The head of the labor welfare department is threatening legal action against Italian-Thai Development Co. Ltd. after three workers were killed Friday night while working on the elevated Red Line extension.

Injustice Echos From All Sides Two Years After Koh Tao Murders

BANGKOK — One night, two years ago tomorrow, Zaw Lin and his friend Wai Phyo were playing guitar and drinking beer on a beach. Today they are locked up in Thailand’s most notorious prison for a crime they say they didn’t commit.

In UK, Red Bull ‘Boss’ Silent About Thai Crash Case

LONDON — An heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune has refused to answer questions about whether he will return to Thailand this month to meet with prosecutors over an alleged hit-and-run that killed a police officer almost five years ago.

Undertaker Dumps Partially Cremated Body in Community Reservoir

By Teeranai Charuvastra
Staff Reporter

NAKHON RATCHASIMA — An undertaker dumped a body he’d only partially cremated into a reservoir supplying residential drinking water because he was too tired to carry it further, police in Nakhon Ratchasima province said today.

Man Found Dead in Khlong Lat Phrao



BANGKOK — When Phlun Juithongkam, 44, rode out in a boat to go scavenging in Khlong Lat Phrao this morning, he saw something he didn’t expect: a man’s face in the water.

'Heartbroken' Tourist Attempts Suicide in Pattaya Bar

CHONBURI — A foreign tourist attempted suicide in a bar in Pattaya this morning after he saw his ex-girlfriend with another man, police say.

Elderly Man Kicked Into Coma Dies

BANGKOK — An elderly scavenger kicked unconscious earlier this month died Thursday night, leading police to upgrade charges against the man who assaulted him.
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Elephant Devours Durian in Daring Dawn Raid (Video)

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN — An elephant with an appetite for durian raided a storeroom Sunday in the west of Thailand, eating about 40 of the fruit and causing 70,000 baht in damage.

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