Man slain by motorcyclist in Pattani

Man slain by motorcyclist in Pattani

Police at the scene in front of a private school at Ban Salalak in tambon Na Pradu of Pattani's Khok Pho district where an employee of an army unit was killed in a ride-by attack on Monday. (Photo by Abdullah Benjakat)
Police at the scene in front of a private school at Ban Salalak in tambon Na Pradu of Pattani's Khok Pho district where an employee of an army unit was killed in a ride-by attack on Monday. (Photo by Abdullah Benjakat)

PATTANI: A man was killed by a gunman on a motorcycle in Khok Pho district on Monday afternoon, police said.

Pol Capt Somchate Thongphaen, a Na Pradu investigator, said the attack occurred in front of a private school at Ban Salalak in tambon Na Pradu.

Hama Dolo was going home from work to his house in Moo 2 village, tambon Na Pradu, on a motorcycle. He was followed by a man on another motorcycle who fired many shots at Hama with a handgun, hitting him twice in the head.  

Police recovered nine spent shells of 9mm ammunition from the scene for examination.

Police blamed insurgents. Hama was employed by a unit of the 4th Army Region under a jobs project,  receiving a monthly pay of 4,500 baht.



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