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A protest leader killed in a shooting at polling station

An anti-government protest leader was killed Sunday as he was leading a blockage at an advance polling station in Bang Na district.

Sutin Taratin, leader of People’s Army to Overthrow the Thaksin Regime, was declared dead at a hospital after being shot at the head at an advance polling station in Wat Sri-iam Temple’s compound.

Nine others people were injured and rushed to hospitals nearby.

Police have not yet identified the shooter. The shooting happened as Sutin and protesters were confronted by redshirt supporters at the temple.

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