Four people shot dead by military rangers in Pattani were not insurgents, Deputy Prime Minister Yutthasak Sasiprapa said yesterday.
Police inspect a pickup truck riddled with bullets at the scene where four people were shot dead and four injured by military rangers in Pattani’s Nong Chik district on Sunday night. ABDULLOH BENJAKAT
"From a preliminary investigation, the four dead were not involved with the insurgent group," Gen Yuthasak said. He promised to shed light on the killings in the deep South which have outraged both local residents and human rights activists.