Muslim religious leader shot dead in Narathiwat

Breaking News March 02, 2014 00:00

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An Imam was killed and his son was severely injured in a shooting attack in deep southern province of Narathiwat's Yi Ngor district on Sunday.

The victims were identified as Kori Doloh, 62, an imam of Kuyi mosque in Tapoyo sub-district, and his 17 year-old son, Aris, police said.

The assault occurred Sunday morning on a road in front of Baan Balukasano School. Aris was riding on a motorcycle with his father on the pillion when two men wearing helmets followed him and then opened fires at them from behind before speeding away.

 

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