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Man shot after irrigation dispute

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PHRAE - A man has been left seriously wounded after being shot on Tuesday following a dispute over irrigation water in the drought-hit province. 

Athikhom Rungruanglert suffered a wound to his chest when a man fired a .38 pistol at him and three other friends at 1am.

The four men were camping out in a paddy keeping watch on drilling equipment they were using to dig a groundwater well, Pol Lt Col Chusak Poonsawad, an investigator from Song police station, said. 

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