The fatal sniper shooting of a police officer by a suspected insurgent on Wednesday night has prompted authorities to discuss controlling the sale of equipment used with sniper rifles.
OUT OF FOCUS: A burned surveillance camera is left on the roadside in Pattani’s Sai Buri district. It was one of 26 cameras torched yesterday.
Telescopic sights mounted to sniper rifles are widely available, even in markets, for about 7,000 baht apiece, an intelligence source said.
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