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Thailand

9 September 2009

Agence France Presse

NARATHIWAT, Thailand — The portly assistant school principal pushes aside his paperwork and from his old leather satchel draws a Chinese pistol — his protection here in the violent Thai south. "The children don't know I carry a gun," says Prachin Ruengchim, as the laughter of young students carries down from the upstairs classroom. "Almost nobody knows, only close friends. Some other teachers don't know." The 59-year-old reveals that he always carries the firearm... (GunPolicy.org)

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