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Mor Chit Feud

Arrest warrants sought for three teens

Police on Thursday applied for arrest warrants for three youngsters who were involved in the Bangkok's Mor Chit Bus Terminal brawl that led to five deaths and six injuries.

Bangkok police chief Pol Lt Gen Camronwit Toopgrajank, who went to follow the case investigation progress at the Bang Sue police station on Thursday, said that the three youngsters were clearly captured by the terminal's security cameras. They reportedly belonged to the group from a Prachachen community that allegedly came in arms to the terminal to seek revenge for a previous fistfight with the other group, the youngsters who work at the terminal's public transport van stand. The fighting erupted when the Prachacheun youngsters found the latter group partying at the scene. Citing that police had collected some 30 spent bullets and cartridges at the scene, he said this susggested at least three guns were involved.

National police deputy chief Pol Gen Aek Angsananont went to inspect the scene yesterday at 1pm and said national police chief Gen Adul Saengsingkaew instructed him to closely monitor this case as it was a serious crime hence police was speedily working on it hence it should be solved in seven days.

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