Two rangers were injured when their patrol unit was attacked by a group of suspected insurgents in Narathiwat’s Tak Bai district late on Friday night, police said.
The unit from Ranger Company 4502 was attacked at the Ban Taliang School in Moo 4 village in Tambon Koh Sathon at 11.05pm.
Injured rangers Thawat Nasopha, 28, and Waema-assaree Trakulsoranakom 28 were rushed to the Tak Bai hospital following the shootout.
The attack occurred as the unit patrolled the main road in the Moo 4 village. While they rested inside a school, a group of insurgents opened fire, resulting in a brief exchange of gunfire before the insurgents retreated.