A villager was killed in a drive-by shooting in Yarang district of Pattani province on Friday morning, chief of Yarang police station Pol Col Sakda Charoenkul said.
Witnesses told police that Somchit Thongna, 34, his wife and young daughter were travelling on a motorcycle along the Pattani-Yala road at Moo 1 in tambon Khao Toom of Yarang district when a gunman on another motorcycle fired at him. The attackers then fled.
Somchit was shot in the head and died on the spot. His wife and seven-year-old daughter were slightly injured when they fell from the motorcycle.
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