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BRN demands release of all prisoners

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Insurgent representatives demanded Thai authorities release all prisoners convicted in southern violence cases and scrap arrest warrants issued for suspected militants during the first round of formal peace talks in Kuala Lumpur Thursday. 

As the talks progressed at an unidentified police camp in the Malaysian capital, three military rangers were killed in a bomb blast in Narathiwat.

Speaking after 12 hours of talks, National Security Council (NSC) secretary-general Lt Gen Paradorn Pattanatabut said Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) liaison office chief Hassan Taib had submitted a general demand for an amnesty for southern insurgents which encompassed four points.

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