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Army boosts support for CMPO, cites intensification of violence

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The army has decided to step up its role in supporting the Centre for Maintaining Peace and Order's (CMPO) operations, citing escalating violence. 

More military personnel will be deployed in areas where violence or unrest is imminent, deputy army spokesman Winthai Suvari said on Wednesday.

The army was now working together with the CMPO to ensure security for state officials and all groups of people by setting up security checkpoints and sending troops to patrol the anti-government rally sites, Col Winthai said.

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