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CHIANG MAI - Wat Chedi Luang is investigating ways to adjust wall paintings which show ancient soldiers carrying modern weapons. 

A monk stands next to a wall painting of ancient warrior carrying a M-79 grenade launcher at Wat Chedi Luang in Muang district, Chiang Mai province. (AP photo)

The temple in Muang district has stirred debate after the controversial paintings were seen inside the City Pillar hall in May for the first time. They are part of renovations to the hall at the temple.

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