Two dead in separate attacks in southern Thailand
Two people were gunned down and one wounded in separate attacks in Pattani province yesterday.
A young couple on their way to see their son in hospital were attacked in Khok Pho district. The mother was killed and the father injured.
Rosa Dorloh and wife Waesoh, both 18, were heading to Pattani Hospital on a motorcycle when they were shot by an unknown number of
terrorists attackers in a pickup truck about 3:30 a.m. Mr Rosa was hit in the leg, while his wife was hit twice in the torso. They were rushed to the hospital by villagers. Waesoh was pronounced dead on arrival.
Less than two hours later, a former village leader was killed in an ambush in Muang district. Arong Jehmasae, 66, was walking to the village mosque when
terrorists gunmen hiding in the roadside woods opened fire on him with AK-47 assault rifles. He was struck in the head and torso and died on the spot.
Also yesterday, a 10-man squad of military rangers fought with a group of
terrorists insurgents hiding in a roadside forest in Narathiwat province. The gun battle lasted ten minutes. An armored vehicle carrying soldiers of Narathiwat Special Task Force Unit 30 passed by and fired at the terrorists attackers, who ran away fled to the nearby mountains. No casualties were reported.
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