TWO SHOT DEAD IN RESTIVE SOUTHERN THAILAND

YALA, southern Thailand, Unidentified assailants shot dead a former village chief and his friend as they were riding a motorcycle in Kampung Kubang Keroh in Yala, southern Thailand.

Police identified the victims as Abd Rani Waket, 44, and his friend, Ibrahim Satahun, 22.

Chakuah Mukim Police assistant chief Capt Ammarit Parapa said today the duo were riding towards a house when they were shot at 6.30 pm yesterday by the assailants who had been hiding in a dark spot.

Source: NAM News Network