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Chalerm's curfew call draws fire

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Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung's proposal to impose a curfew in the restive South has drawn fire from Defence Minister ACM Sukumpol Suwanatat. 

Mr Chalerm proposed imposing a curfew in limited areas in the far South on Wednesday, following the recent murders of two farmers in Yaring district of Pattani and four traders in Yala's Krong Pinang district.

ACM Sukumpol swiftly rebuked the idea and said a curfew was not necessary. The inability to quell the southern violence stems from lax law enforcement, he said.

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