A university student was killed when he fell throat first onto a cable supporting a power pole after he was attacked by two youths on a motorcycle who aimed kicks at his motorbike in Khon Kaen's Muang district early Monday morning.
Police identified the victim as Apichart Sermnamon, 20. He suffered a fatal wound to his throat when he was thrown from his bike onto the supporting wire.
Bystanders told Pol Col Pairoj Gujirapan, a Khon Kaen police officer, that Apichart was being pursued by two men on a motorcycle. His pursuers were carrying weapons, according to the witnesses.
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