Former Fourth Army commander Harn Leenanon dies at 93

Former commander of the Fourth Army Region Gen Harn Leenanon died at Phramongkutklao hospital on Sunday evening (Feb 11). He was 93.

Gen Harn, also former agriculture minister, was well-known for his Tai Rom Yen (Peaceful South) policy which had successfully convinced communist rebels active in the south to defect to government authorities when he was in charge from 1981-1987 under the government of Gun Prem Tinsulanonda.

Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)

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