Insurgents kill one in Pattani mosque attack

July 01, 2014
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PATTANI, Thailand – A group of gunmen opened fire at a mosque on Monday (June 30th), killing one man and injuring another a day after Muslims began observing Ramadan, AFP reported.

The pre-dawn attack by suspected militants appeared to target a Muslim deputy village chief but instead fatally wounded the 66-year-old father of the mosque's imam after morning prayers, Police Lieutenant Colonel Somchai Janyoung said.

He could not clarify exactly how many gunmen were involved.

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