Village defence volunteer fatally shot in Yala

Around Thailand March 09, 2018 09:05

By The Nation

A village defence volunteer was fatally shot during his Thursday night watch in Yala’s Yaha district.

Police said Malikee Lateh, a defence volunteer of Moo 5 village in Tambon Katong, died at the Yaha district hospital at 9.45am from multiple gunshot wounds to his face and chest.

Other defence volunteers told police that Malikee was guarding the road behind the house of the village headman Halong Ahlae, when he was cut down in a hail of gunfire by a group of insurgents who immediately fled the scene.

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