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Last Updated: Wednesday, 27 October, 2004, 09:13 GMT 10:13 UK
In pictures: Thai protesters mourned
Thai policemen and soldiers arrest demonstrators at Takbai police station in Narathiwat, southern Thailand, 25 October 2004.
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Violence broke out on Monday after more than 1,500 Muslims gathered outside Takbai police station to protest against the detention of six men.
Thai policemen and soldiers arrest demonstrators at Takbai police station in Narathiwat, southern Thailand, 25 October 2004.
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Hundreds of demonstrators were arrested then loaded onto a handful of military trucks and driven for several hours to an army camp.
A relative of a demonstrator waits in front of a military camp in Pattani province, 26 October 2004
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All relatives of the detainees could do was sit and wait for news of their loved ones.
Relatives of Muslim demonstrators hug one another, 27 October 2004.
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Officials admitted on Tuesday that at least 78 people had died while on the trucks, many from suffocation.
Relatives of Muslim demonstrators check the list of dead, 27 October 2004.
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Relatives desperately checked lists of the dead.
A woman bursts into tears after learning from the list that her family member is dead, 27 October 2004.
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For some, it brought the news they had most dreaded.
Two women, one calling home, after hearing the news that their family member is dead, Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2004.
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As confirmation of the high death toll spread throughout Thailand's Muslim community, there were fears that the incident could trigger yet more violence.



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