A retired soldier and a former official of the Southern Border Provinces Administration Centre (SBPAC) were both slain in the insurgency-plagued southern provinces of Pattani and Yala yesterday.
The first killing happened in Pattani's Kapho district at 8am while Sub Lt Perm Petnui, a retired solider, was riding a motorcycle on a road in Ban Khao Sai of tambon Chang Haitok.
Assailants shot him and set fire to his body, investigators said. Sub Lt Perm was also the elder brother of Thung Yang Daeng district chief Sawate Petnui.
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