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Southern volunteer shot 14-year-old, then put gun next to body, authorities said

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Southern security authorities on Friday apologised for a paramilitary volunteer's attempt to frame a 14-year-old boy as an insurgent after shooting the boy dead. 

Narathiwat authorities hold a press conference to explain the case of an innocent teenage local shot dead by a paramilitary ranger on Friday. (Photo by Waedao Harai)

Senior Narathiwat provincial administrators and high-ranking military and police officers expressed their regrets over the shooting of Muhammad Asuwan Sorhor in Si Sakhon district Aug 21. During a news conference at the Narathiwat police headquarters, they attempted to clarify the circumstances of the innocent teenager's death and subsequent attempt to portray him falsely as an armed insurgent.

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