Burmese Hostages Rescued

BBC's Jonathan Head reports that Thai commandos rescued 700 hostages from a besieged provincial hospital today, killing at least nine gunmen from a radical Myanmar guerrilla faction headed by 12-year-old twins. Yesterday young rebels from Burma's ethnic Karen minority seized a hospital in western Thailand

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