Pattani ambush kills policeman
- Published: 4 Aug 2012 at 16.27
- Online news:
A 57-year-old police officer was shot dead in an ambush by suspected militants in Pattani’s Sai Buri district on Saturday, said Pol Sub Lt Kachapat Wattanaudom, duty officer at Sai Buri police station.
Pol Sub Lt Kasem Churaungsook was travelling on his motorcycle on the Sai Buri-Panare Road in moo 2 in tambon Pasae Yawar shortly after noon when an unknown number of gunmen hiding in the roadside forest opend fire on him with war weapons.
The victim was shot several times in his torso and died at the scene. The assailants then fled, Pol Sub Lt Kachapat said.
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