Soldier injured in ambush
published : 9 Aug 2020 at 09:58
writer: Abdullah Benjakat
NARATHIWAT: A soldier was injured in an ambush in Bacho district on Saturday night, police said.
The incident occurred at about 10.30pm when Warrant Officer Serm Seedaeng, 56, leader of a civic action team of the 2nd Rifle Battalion at Chulabhorn military camp in Muang district, was driving his pick-up along Bacho-Ban Thon road near Buke Sudo village in tambon Bare Tai.
An unknown number of men hiding by the road opened fire at the pick-up. Warrant Officer Serm was hit by one shot that went through the outer part of the left ear, His pick-up was damaged by other shots.
The officer, who is from Pattani's Mai Kaen district, was admitted to Bacho Hospital.
An investigation into the incident was underway.