A high-profile Thai Premier League football referee was shot and seriously injured in Bangkok on Wednesday morning, police said.
Pol Lt Col Komen Suphap, deputy superintendent of Hua Mak police station, said Thanom Borikut was ambushed about 5.45am in front of a dormitory at the Sports Authority of Thailand headquarters on Ramkhamhaeng Road, Bangkok.
The 40-year-old ref was shot twice in the body and once in the right arm. He was rushed to Ramkhamhaeng Hospital, and was now in a safe condition.
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