Rohingya refugees in February
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Thai navy denies shooting Rohingya refugees

The Thai navy has denied reports that its personnel opened fire on a group of Rohingya refugees, killing at least two.

Thai Navy commander Admiral Surasak Rounroengrom said that "no [Thai] navy officer could be that ruthless".

Locals say they have seen bodies in the water but the commander of the Navy said the allegation was impossible, as Jonathan Head reports.

  • 15 Mar 2013
  • From the section Asia
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