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Young man killed in Phuket gang fight | Thaiger

PATONG, PHUKET: A 20-year-old shop assistant was stabbed 10 times in the chest and died in front of Bangla Boxing Stadium last night.

Tawatchai ‘Noom’ Pookanknam, who sold clothes in a nearby shopping center, died on the scene.

Chief Investigator Sophon Borirak said fighting erupted between two gangs of teenagers at around 11pm.

The cause of the fighting was probably a dispute over a girl or a work issue Lt Col Sophon said.

Police are searching for a suspect known as ‘Benz’.

— Khunakorn Terdkiatkhachorn

 

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