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Large arms cache seized in Phuket, two arrested

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Sanakorn Jirayut, 51, was arrested with various firearms, ammunition and even TNT. Photo:


PHUKET: A team of military and police officers have arrested two men and seized a cahe of firearms, ammunition and explosives.


At 7:30 yesterday (July 12) acting on an arrest warrant, Col Santi Sakuntanark, Commander of the 25th Infantry Regiment and the highest-ranking army officer stationed in Phuket, Sub Lt Wattanachai Klongpradit of the Royal Thai Army 25th Military together with officers from Phuket City Police led by Phuket City Police Chief Col Sompong Thiparpakul, Lt Col Rungrit Rattanapakdee of the Phuket City Police from the Phuket City Police and other officers conducted a search of the 6/78 Moo 2 in Rassada.


During the search police arrested Sanakorn Jirayut, 51, when he was found in possession of a cache of weapons including military-issued weapons, ammunition including 7.62mm as well as .357, .45, .22-calibre bullets and even TNT, detonators and electronic circuits – reported police.

Full story https://www.thephuketnews.com/large-arms-cache-seized-in-phuket-two-arrested-67857.php#dcbvilXWfh4KROIu.99 

-- © Copyright Phuket News 2018-07-13

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Well then, that's the Police armory sorted for a few years. TNT!? Really? I wonder what his plan for this was? I guess he and his shooting buddy also like blowing s**t up too. 

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 those look like Pipe bombs in the bottom left? 

Wonder why he needed so many rounds as well.... 

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