Four Buddhist villagers were slain by muslim insurgents who raided their village Saturday night.
The attack against the Buddhists’ houses in Hutaeyuloh village in Tambon Bareh in Bacho distict happened at 8 pm.
The insurgents attacked three houses and killed the residents before setting the houses on fire.
The four were identified as Charoensilp Boonthong, 47, Hong Khongphet, 76, Chuen Khongphet, 83, and Somsri Boonthong.
Police quoted witnesses as saying that the insurgents arrived in a pick-up truck and on two motorcycles.
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By The Nation