Yala deputy governor Issara Thongthawat and an assistant governor were killed and a driver critically injured yesterday in a roadside bomb attack in Bannang Sata district.
The badly damaged Toyota sedan in which Yala deputy governor Issara Thongthawat and provincial assistant governor Chaovalit Chairuek were travelling in Yala’s Bannang Sata district. A roadside bomb blast killed Issara and Chaovalit. The driver was seriously injured. MUHAMMAD AYUB PATHAN
The two casualties are among the highest ranking officials to have been slain in the strife-torn far South.
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