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Police sergeant injured in Narathiwat shooting


A policeman was shot and injured outside his post in Narathiwat on Monday night in what is believed to be an ambush by an unknown number of insurgents, say police.

The Sungai Kolok police station was alerted of the shooting at the front of the road leading to the Narathiwat Taskforce 33 in Kawalochira village in Tambon Palemus, Sungai Kolok district at 9.55pm.
Pol Sergeant Muhammad Faisal Mayako, 29, was shot in his left thigh while riding a motorcycle from his house to the base for night-shift duty. He was rushed to the district hospital.
Police said the insurgents also dropped spike traps made of nails on the road in front of the base, puncturing tyres of several vehicles.

Published : February 05, 2019

By : The Nation