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Court: May 2010 victim died of cancer

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The Southern Bangkok Criminal Court has ruled that Thanuthat Asawasirimankong, who was shot on May 14, 2010, during the red-shirt violence and died 21 months later, died from cancer-related pneumonia and not as a direct result of his bullet wound. 

Protesters burn tyres on Rama IV Road in Bon Kai in an attempt to slow down the progress of the army. (Photo by Jetjaras na Ranong)

The court cited opinions on the treatment provided him, and the  autopsy report.

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