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Militants now targeting officials and teachers

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  • Writer: Saritdet Marukatat and Wadao Harai
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A search and kill hunt for Buddhist officials in Narathiwat province on Thursday has sparked fears that insurgents are shifting their target from teachers to government officials. 

Seven armed men stormed into the Bacho Tambon Administration Organisation (TAO) office around noon on Thursday and burned it down after failing to find any Buddhist employees to kill.

Abdulwaha Dulayapinij, the office chief, told the police he and seven other employees were just leaving for lunch.

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