High body count in anti-drug war


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  • Sunday, 02 Mar 2003

ABOUT a thousand bullet-ridden bodies, casualties of Thailand's ruthless anti-drug war, have been buried or cremated so far. 

A 16-month-old baby girl, a nine-year-old boy and a pregnant woman, all victims of the war's “collateral damage,” were among them. Thailand's conscience has been stirred by the tragic loss of innocent lives such as theirs. 

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