27 Feb '11, 1pm

Thai army did not kill Japan cameraman: probe: BANGKOK: Thailand's Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has...

BANGKOK: Thailand's Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has concluded the army did not kill a Japanese cameraman shot last year during clashes between troops and protesters, the agency chief said Sunday. Hiroyuki Muramoto, who worked for Reuters news agency, was shot in the chest by an unknown gunman while covering the political unrest involving soldiers and anti-government "Red Shirt" demonstrators in April. The DSI initially suggested that security forces may have been involved in his death, but further investigation has contradicted this, DSI head Tharit Pengdit said. "The forensic reports from a respected doctor found that the AK-47 caused the death of the Japanese cameraman," Tharit told AFP. "The Thai army does not use this kind of weapon." He added the earlier findings "were based on witnesses who said the shooting was likely to have come from the military lin...

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