'Militants' killed in Pattani crackdown
- Published: 15 Oct 2013 at 18.43
- Online news:
Three suspected militants were killed and another arrested in a clash with government forces in Pattani's Thung Yang Daeng district late Tuesday afternoon.
The clash occurred after police and a 50-strong team of soldiers from Pattani Task Force 25 and the 41th Rangers Regiment surrounded and searched a “target site” behind a pondok, or Islamic traditional school, in Ban Nam Dum in tambon Nam Dum.
No policemen or soldiers were wounded in the gun battle.
The authorities have not released the names of the dead suspected insurgents. The arrested man was identified as Abdul Rahman Sala, a 24-year-old wanted in connection with two security cases in Kapho and Sai Buri distict.
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