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Two Russian Tourists Shot Dead In Thai Resort

(RFE/RL) February 24, 2007 -- Police in Thailand say the bodies of two Russian women were found on a beach in the Thai resort town of Pattaya today.

The two tourists had been repeatedly shot by unknown attackers.

Pattaya police chief Colonel Sutin Trappuang said the women have been identified as Tatiana Tsimfer and Lyubov Svirkova.

Police say they are searching for the attackers and an investigation is under way.


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