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New southern army chief likely in April

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Maj-Gen Kitti Inthasorn is tipped to take over as army chief in the South in a mid-year reshuffle aimed at a smooth transition of power and no disruption to operations in the restive region. 

An army source said army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha has decided to promote Maj Gen Kitti, who is the deputy chief of the 4th Army Region, to replace  Udomchai Thammasaroratch in the mid-year reshuffle.

The list will be announced this month and the promotion will be effective on April 1.

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