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New Southern Army chief appointed

First Army Corps Commander Lt Gen Walit Rojanaphakdee has been appointed the new commander of the Fourth Army Area.

The appointment was approved by a royal command and was announced Monday night. It took effect Tuesday.

Walit, who led a crackdown on the red-shirt protesters in April 2010, has seen his promotion frozen until this mid-year reshuffle.

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