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Police admit 'too many shootouts'

Police to review spate of recent gun battles with gangsters

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Public gun battles wreaked havoc on the streets last week and police admit more needs to be done to keep the public safe. 

Three shootouts between police squads and suspected drug traffickers broke out on crowded roads on Tuesday alone.

The first happened in Bangkok. It started with a car chase near Maha Nak market in Saphan Khao area, and then the bullets started to fly on a road running along Khlong Phadung Krung Kasem in Pomprap Sattruphai district. The shootout lasted about 10 minutes.

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