Two border patrol policemen were killed and three others critically injured in a drive-by shooting in Saiburi district of Pattani on Saturday morning.
The shooting occurred on the Paseyawor-Saiburi Road in tambon Paseyawor of Saiburi about 7.30am, said Pol Col Panya Karavanant, chief of the Saiburi police station.
Five officers were patrolling along the road in a pickup truck when gunmen in another pickup truck fired at them with assault rifles. The policemen fired back and the attackers sped away.
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