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Family fears for safety ten years after mass slaying

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Relatives of one of 19 football players killed in Songkhla after carrying out an attack on a police outpost are still living in fear of further violence in the South, as today marks the 10th anniversary of the massacre of the young men. 

Udom Maeprommi, 78, father of Kamaruding, one of 19 football players shot dead by security forces after carrying out an attack on a police outpost in Sabai Yoi district of Songkhla 10 years ago. (Photo by TAWATCHAI KEMGUMNERD)

The family of Kamaruding "Ding" Maeprommi received 7.5 million baht compensation from the government following his death in Sabai Yoi district.

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