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Marines chief refuses to claim victory

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The killing of 16 militants by marines in Narathiwat on Wednesday morning was no victory for the authorities, the commander who oversees marine operations in Bacho district says. 

Somkiat: Troops did what was necessary

"There's nothing to claim victory for. We're all people of the same motherland," Capt Somkiat Polprayoon, commander of the South's marine special force, said yesterday.

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