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Thailand

6 June 2003

Manorama (Thailand)

BANGKOK — A 17-year-old Thai student shot dead a friend with a pistol and wounded five classmates at a school in southern Thailand on Friday, minutes after they lined up in the morning to sing the national anthem. Police in Nakhon Si Thammarat province told Reuters that they arrested Anucha Boonkwan, who witnesses said fired a 9-mm pistol at classmates after learning that school officials were searching students for firearms. Teachers said the student, who stole the... (GunPolicy.org)

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