Defence volunteer slain in Yala
- Published: 18/10/2012 at 10:24 AM
- Online news:
A village defence volunteer was shot and killed in an ambush in Yala’s Krong Penang district on Thursday morning, reports said.
He was identified as Phipop Homhuan, 53, a defence volunteer at Ban Saladae, tambon Huay Krathing of Krong Penang district.
Witnesses told police that the victim was travelling on his motorcycle back home on a local road when gunmen hiding in a roadside rubber forest fired on him with war weapons. The assailants then fled.
Phipop took several bullets in his torso and died on the spot.
Police blamed separatist militants.
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