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NSC backs troops rejig in far South

Supports new division to fight insurgency

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The National Security Council (NSC) is pushing to reorganise troops from around the deep South so the army can move ahead with its plan to establish a new infantry division to specifically fight against separatist insurgents. 

Paradorn: Manpower boost planned

Lt-Gen Paradorn Pattanathabutr, the new NSC secretary-general who assumed office on Oct 1, said dousing the flames of the southern conflict is one of the NSC's top priorities. Another priority is to foster national reconciliation.

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