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Mass shootings put southern farm renewal project in doubt

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The future of a state project to revive rice farming in the deep South is up in the air after a gun attack in Pattani on Friday killed two farmers participating in the project and injured 10 others also involved with the programme. 

Saneh Khunnen, 28, and Ekkarin Homchoey, 26, both from Sing Buri province, were shot and killed after gunmen opened fire on a convoy of farmers in Yaring district's tambon Bo Loy on Friday evening.

Ten other farmers were also injured.

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