15 suspected drug smugglers killed by Thai border patrol


              Thailand soldiers inspect the scene where they exchanged gunfire with suspected drug smugglers a day earlier in the Fang district in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. Thai soldiers clashed with suspected drug smugglers in a forested area in the country's north near the Myanmar border, killing 15, authorities said Thursday. (Pha Muang Force via AP)
            
              Thailand soldiers inspect the scene where they exchanged gunfire with suspected drug smugglers a day earlier in the Fang district in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. Thai soldiers clashed with suspected drug smugglers in a forested area in the country's north near the Myanmar border, killing 15, authorities said Thursday. (Pha Muang Force via AP)
            
              Thailand soldiers stand with seized packages of illegal drugs and the body of a suspected smuggler at the scene of a gunfire exchange a day earlier in the Fang district in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. Thai soldiers clashed with suspected drug smugglers in a forested area in the country's north near the Myanmar border, killing 15, authorities said Thursday. (Pha Muang Force via AP)
15 suspected drug smugglers killed by Thai border patrol