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Pirates stole B120m, killed crew

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Four alleged pirates believed to be members of a gang that boarded a boat off Pattani, killed the crew and got away with about 120 million baht in cash have been arrested, police said on Friday. 

The four arrested accused pirates and killers (from left) Thawee Nitpran, Phan Sangthong, Prasert Somchuay and Samphan Wannurat. (Photo by Apichit Jinakul)

Tangthai Banmahing, a representative of the money changing firm Sahasup International reported the robbery in Thailand's territorial waters to the Crime Suppression Division on Oct 9, CSD chief Supisarn Bhakdinarinath said on Friday.

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