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NAKHON SI THAMMARAT : The chief of Thung Song prison in Nakhon Si Thammarat and two of his subordinates were wounded in a gun attack that authorities believe is linked to his attempts to clamp down on drug networks behind bars. 

Nakhon Si Thammarat governor Wiroj Jiwarangsan pays a visit to Pichit Wanjit, commander of Thung Song prison, who was injured in a gun attack late on Tuesday night. NUCHAREE RAKRUN

The attack took place at about 11pm on Tuesday at a house in tambon Tham Yai of Thung Song district. Pichit Wanjit, the 56-year-old commander of Thung Song prison, was having dinner with three subordinates _ Pakdee Surapak, 53, Veerasak Ruenggerd, 53, and another man, whose name was not disclosed.

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