Sub-district chief shot in Yala
A tambon headman was shot and seriously injured in Muang district of Yala late Friday morning, police said.
- Published: 19/07/2013 at 02:00 PM
- Newspaper section: news
He was identified as Masakee Kanah, 38, kamnan of tambon Katong in Yala’s Yaha district.
Pol Col Phacarapol Na Nakhon, chief of Muang Yala police station, said the shooting occurred in front of an apartment near a convenience shop in tambon Sateng Nok of Muang district about 11.50am.
According to witnesses, Masakee arrived at the apartment in his car and was walking to meet his girlfriend there when a gunman approached and shot him with a handgun. The gunman fled on a waiting motorcycle.
Masakee was shot once in his body and taken to Yala hospital.
Police are investigating.
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