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PM makes surprise visit to deep South

Peace talks failing, say Democrats

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Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra visited the deep South Sunday as her critics called on the government to reconsider holding peace talks with the southern insurgents. 

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra attended the funeral rites of Yala deputy governor Issara Thongthawat and assistant governor Chaovalit Chairuek in Nakhon Si Thammarat province on Sunday after visiting Yala province. (Post Today photo)

The prime minister's surprise visit came amid increased violence in the region, marked by the fatal roadside bomb attack on the car of Yala deputy governor Issara Thongthawat in Bannang Sata on Friday.

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