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Residents of Klaeng district in Rayong gather at a site where it is alleged the bodies of red-shirt protesters have been buried.


Police found 65 graves at a rubber plantation behind Huay Yang Temple.


Access to forest areas near Ta Gwa Temple has been restricted as police investigations continue.


Some locals have claimed that the bodies are of people from Chumphon province who have no relatives.


Police say DNA testing is required to figure out whether the bodies are those of dead red-shirts.

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Police in Rayong are investigating after 169 bodies were discovered buried in unmarked graves in Klaeng district. Local residents speculate that the bodies could be those of red-shirt protestors killed during the crackdown on anti-government protests in May 2010. However, police say DNA tests must be carried out to determine the identity of the bodies. Photos by Somchai Poomlard.

  • Published: 19 Aug 2011
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