Village chief slain in Pattani
- Published: 18/01/2013 at 11:05 AM
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A village headman was killed and his friend seriously wounded in a drive-by shooting in Pattani’s Mayo district on Friday morning, police said.
Pol Col Kongath Suwankham, chief of Mayo police station, said the attack occurred about 8.30am on a local road in Moo 1, tambon Luboyeerai of Mayo district.
Witnesses told police that Abdulloh Maseng, 39, chief of Ban Look Phai in Moo 1 of tambon Talumaena and his friend were travelling in his sedan when gunmen on a pickup truck opened fired on them with AK47 assault rifles. The assailants then fled.
Abdulloh took bullets in the body and died instantly in driving seat. His friend, Kade Mali, 49, was shot several times in the body and taken to Mayo hospital.
Police were investigating.
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