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Army reserve students may be drafted

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Students who enrol in the Army Reserve Force while at school might no longer be exempted from the military draft because of a shortfall in recruits through the normal conscription process, army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Monday. 

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It is reported that many Thai students are joining the Army Reserve Force because they want to avoid conscription. Army reserve students are usually exempt from the draft.

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