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2 civil servants slain in Narathiwat

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Two civil servants were killed and five others wounded in an ambush by suspected insurgents in Narathiwat’s Cho Airong district on Monday evening. 

The shooting occurred on Jarusatian Road (Narathiwat-Sungai Kolok) at about 5.30pm, said Pol Col Kritsada Kaewjandee, chief of the Cho Airong station.

Fifteen civil servants from government agencies in Sungai Padi district were heading home in a chartered song taew pickup when gunmen who were hiding in a roadside rubber plantation fired at least 30 shots with M16 assault rifles at the vehicle.

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