Undercover agent slain in Pattani
A military intelligence agent was killed in an ambush in Pattani’s Saiburi district on Friday morning, Pol Col Arsis Umayee, chief of Saiburi police station, said.
- Published: 10/08/2012 at 02:05 PM
- Newspaper section: breakingnews
Witnesses told police that Muhammad Korsafee, 28, was travelling home on his motorcycle on a local road in Ban Jalako of tambon Manang Dalam when gunmen hiding in roadside forest fired on him with M16 and AK47 assault rifles.
The victim fell down on the road and the gunmen came out to shoot him again in close range. The attackers then stole his 9mm pistol and 30,000 baht cash before fleeing.
Muhammad was a rubber sapling seller while also serving as an intelligence agent of a special military unit in Pattani.
Police blamed separatist militants.
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