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PATTANI — Three suspected militants were killed and four police officers injured after a fierce 15-minute gunfight in Thung Yang Daeng district on Thursday night. 

A police booth at Moo 5 village in Nam Dam subdistrict burns fiercely as officers trapped inside fight off an attack by suspected insurgents. The four officers were wounded in the battle in which three attackers were killed. Photo by Abdulloh Benjakat

The fight erupted after an unknown number of armed militants opened fired at a police booth at Moo 5 village in Nam Dam subdistrict at about 8pm. 

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