Couple shot, wounded in Pattani

Couple shot, wounded in Pattani

A man and his wife were shot and seriously wounded while returning home from tapping rubber in Pattani's Kapho district on Sunday morning.

Pol Col Montree Khongwatmai, the Kapho police chief, said the incident occurred at about 8pm on a rural road in tambon Karubi.

While Somchit Sawangmek, 42, and his wife Kongsri Namnong-o, 46, were returning to their village from a rubber plantation on a motorcycle, they were followed by two men on another motorcycle. The two men opened fire at them with handguns, wounding both of them seriously.

The couple were admitted to Kapho Hospital.

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