Two gunned down in southern Thailand
An assistant village leader in Narathiwat province and a defense volunteer in Pattani province were killed yesterday in drive-by
Adisak Taye, 53, from Tha Ruea village, was gunned down by a
terrorist man on the back of a motorcycle in Rueso district while he was riding home on a scooter. The terrorists attackers, who are thought to be members of an terrorist insurgent group, took a 9 mm handgun from the victim.
In Pattani, defense volunteer Ahamat Duero, 49, was gunned down after returning from an intelligence mission and meeting other village defense volunteers in Khok Pho district.
Meanwhile, the army is handing out relief supplies and talking to local residents in a bid to stop them supporting
terrorist separatist groups. Officers from the navy corps visited villagers in Bacho district to hear their problems and provide them with medical assistance and supplies.
The village was once classified a red zone where
terrorists militants were believed to hide out, and the government hopes this latest idea while help lessen the terrorists' insurgents' influence.
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