PATTANI, Thailand – Three Thai government security volunteers were killed in Pattani province Monday (May 28th) and four others were wounded when their vehicle was targeted in a roadside bombing.
The explosion occurred on a village road in Utae Buarangae village in Tambon Talo Duraman in Kapho district, as seven volunteers were patrolling in a pickup truck, The Nation said.
The blast hurled the truck several metres. Three of the volunteers died at the scene.
Meanwhile, in Yala province, a municipality office worker was shot in the head by two men on a motorcycle as she was walking from the office to her car around 1 pm, MCOT Online said.
The victim was taken to Yala hospital, where she is in serious condition. Police are investigating whether the assault is insurgency-related.