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Security focuses on Bangkok poll

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The Centre for Maintaining Peace and Order (CMPO) will station extra police officers at Bangkok polling booths for Sunday to provide safety for voters as more signs emerge of increased problems. 

Residents in Kalasin province campaign on Wednesday for the Feb 2 election. (Photo by Yongyuth Phuphuanphet)

The centre agreed on Wednesday to a request made by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) after outbreaks of violence on advance voting day on Sunday were capped by a protester leader being shot dead.

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