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One dead, 81 injured in fight at juvenile facility in South

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One young person died and 81 were injured after a huge fight broke out between rival groups at a juvenile training facility in Surat Thani.

arrests at juvenile centre ThailandThe youths had fashioned weapons from objects found around the facility and engaged in hand to hand combat reported Thairath.

Many were seriously hurt and hospitalized with sharp objects, rocks, aluminium strips and pieces of wood being used. It took police and soldiers called to the scene half an hour to restore order.

Reinforcements had to be called in.

One boy died in hospital. The fight is believed to have been over new recruits coming into the facility and disagreements between groups from a number of different southern provinces.

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