Man killed, wife, sister shot in South
A trader in scrap rubber was killed and his wife and younger sister seriously wounded by a gunman in Rangae district of Narathiwat province on Monday morning.
- Published: 15/10/2012 at 11:59 AM
- Newspaper section: breakingnews
Pol Capt Boonsak Noomat, the duty officer at Rangae police station, said the attack occurred about 9.50am on a roadside in a rubber plantation of Ban Bangoyae in tambon Tanyong Limo.
According to witnesses, while Nase Uma, 32, and his wife Ropi-a Mading, 30, and younger sister Karatini Uma were sorting scrap rubber they had bought, two men arrived on a motorcycle and the pillion rider shot Nase one time in the head with an AK47 rifle, killing him on the spot.
His wife and sister ran for their lives but were shot from behind by the gunman. Both of them were hit in the body and seriously wounded.
Police suspected it was another attack by militants.
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