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Ratchaburi: A prison guard and two inmates were killed on Sunday night when police stormed a building to end a hostage situation after three prisoners attempted a brazen escape using a backhoe. 

Killed when police opened fire at the Khao Bin prison inmates was guard Suthep Joisrikate, who had spotted three prisoners trying to escape and tried to stop them, Provincial Police Region 7 chief Pol Lt Gen Harnpol Nitwibul said.

Police, Corrections Department officials and rescue workers gather in front of Khao Bin prison after the hostage situation ended. (Photo by Saichol Ochkajon)

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