NARATHIWAT: A Muslim university student was killed and another injured in a gun attack in Si Sakhon district on Wednesday afternoon, police said.
The incident occurred at about 3pm when a number of assailants opened fire at a group of people at Ban Bilo, the Moo 3 village in tambon Sako.
Badariyah Che-useng, a girl student, was killed in the attack. Another girl student, Nusan Haji-maming, was injured and admitted to Si Sakhon Hospital.
Police were investigating whether the attack was related to the southern insurgency.
On Jan 11 in Narathiwat's Si Sakhon district, a territorial defence volunteer was killed and two others injured in a bomb attack followed by a shooting.
The assailants stole the gun of the dead volunteer. Police blamed insurgents for the attack.