Villager slain in Pattani

Villager slain in Pattani

A man was shot to death in Pattani's Mayo district in a gun attack early Sunday, police said.

Pol Lt Col Abdulsak La-ormae, deputy chief of Mayo police, said the incident took place at about 1am at a house in Moo 3 village in tambon Sakam.

While Warid Chena, the house owner, arrived late at his home from work, an attacker hidden nearby fired four shots at him with a shotgun, killing him instantly.

Police found four spent shotgun shells at the scene.

Police were investigating to establish whether the incident was related to personal conflice or an act of terrorism.

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