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One rubber farmer was killed and another seriously wounded when armed men opened fire at the protesters at the railway crossing at Ban Toon in Cha-uat district of Nakhon Si Thammarat province Sunday morning, reports said. 

The reports said the armed men fired five gun shots at the rubber and oil palm growers demanding higher rubber prices, seriously wounding two of them.  The incident occurred at about 3am.

Sirichai Boonwong, 30, was hit under one of the eyes and in the chest, while Sithisak Jaingam, 28, was hot in the mouth and the chest.

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