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Killing of red-shirt poet condemned

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A human rights group on Thursday called for quick and thorough investigation into the murder of a Thai poet known for his support for the pro-government red-shirt movement and criticism of the country's lese-majeste law. 

Kamol Duangpasuk, also known as Mainueng Kor Kuntee, was gunned down in the parking lot of Krok Mai Thai Lao restaurant on Lat Pla Khao Soi 24 at 2.10pm Wednesday.

An unidentified assailant shot dead Kamol Duangphasuk, 45, outside a Bangkok restaurant on Wednesday.

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