A rubber tapper was killed in an ambush in Narathiwat’s Rueso district on Tuesday morning, said Pol Lt Marut Nilkosi, duty officer at Rueso police station.
The police officer said he received a report on the ambush at a rubber plantation in Ban Kampongbaru of Moo 4 in the southernmost district about 6.50am. He led a team of police and a bomb disposal unit to the scene.
Police found the body of Asman Sama, 60, a resident of the village, lying under a rubber tree. He was shot in the chest and right leg.
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