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Enraged locals attack cops, foil casino raid

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  • Writer: Wassayos Ngamkham & King-Oua Laohong
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A high-profile police raid on an illegal casino in Bang Sue district was foiled Sunday by residents who turned on the officers and pelted them with projectiles and scalding water. 

More than 200 officers from Metropolitan Police Division 2 carried out the raid on the notorious Tao Poon casino.

The raid, which had been planned for about a week, targeted a housing compound on Khao San alley, off Techa Wanit Road.

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