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Ayutthaya police roll out the big guns

City's crime rate drops as officers don bulletproof vests and assault rifles

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Ayuthaya police have a new weapon in the fight against crime. 

Black-clad men armed with M16 assault rifles, part of Ayutthaya’s new crimebuster unit. Patrol police are scaring criminals into submission.

They have set up a new crimebuster unit of 12 heavily-built men carrying M16 assault rifles to patrol the streets.

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