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Teachers in deep South vow to stay on regardless

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Despite plunging morale and fears for their safety, teachers in the most dangerous region in Thailand on Wednesday promised not to dessert their students for safer schools. 

"Teachers here will never abandon their teaching duty and the three southern border provinces until death take them away from their students," said Kritsana Warattanawong, director of Ban Kae Na School in Muang district of Narathiwat.

He was speaking on behalf of a meeting of 700 teachers after a one-minute silence in memory of  their colleagues who have been killed on duty on Wednesday, Teachers' Day, when schools were closed.

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