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Man shot dead in Narathiwat

A local man was shot dead in Narathiwat's Rangae district yesterday morning in an attack police suspect is part of ongoing unrest in the region.

Following the shooting report at 9.30am, police rushed to a rubber plantation in tambon Bor Ngor to find the body of Tamisee Awae, 43, with two gunshots in the back. Initial investigation found the victim was tapping rubber trees when an unknown gunman opened fire at him twice before fleeing. Nearby farmers heard the gunshots, found the body and alerted police.

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