Teacher shot, wounded in Pattani

A school teacher was shot and seriously wounded late on Monday night in Pattani's Khok Pho area, police said.

Saman E-so, 56, a teacher at Ban Tupa School in Khok Pho district, was returning to his home at Ban Pakumae in tambon Lalo in a pick-up truck when a group of men in another pick-up truck opened fire at his vehicle.

The teacher was seriously wounded.  He was admitted to Pattani Hospital.

The doctors said this morning that Mr Saman was now out of danger.

Police were investigating.

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