Old man, son shot in Pattani
- Published: 30/03/2013 at 11:29 AM
- Online news:
An old man and his son were seriously injured in an ambush in Saiburi district of Pattani province on Friday night, police said.
They were identified as Dorming Benjah, 75, and his son Mayusoh Benjah, 45.
Pol Col Jirasate Dao-ngerntrakul, chief of Saiburi police station, said the attack occurred about 7pm on a local road at Ban Payor, tambon Kadunong of Saiburi.
According to witnesses, the father and son were travelling in a sedan on the road when gunmen hiding in roadside rubber plantation opened fire on them with assault rifles. The assailants then fled.
Doraming and Mayusoh took bullets in their arms and bodies. They were taken to Saiburi hospital and reported to be in a critical condition.
Police blamed separatist militants.
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