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Redshirt poet gunned down in Bangkok

A man known as the "redshirt poet", was shot dead in broad daylight on Wednesday at a restaurant in Lat Phrao district.

Witnesses said Kamon Duangpasuk, known as Mainueng Kor Kuntee, was walking to his car in a parking lot after having lunch at Krokmai Thailao Restaurant in Soi Lardplakao 24 when gunshots were heard.

Kamon was found soaked with blood at the scene and was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

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