Five Buddhists killed, 4 others injured in Pattani attack

 Five Buddhists killed, 4 others injured in Pattani attack

Map showing the ethnic distribution in southern Thailand. Image: Adam Carr.



Pattani – Five Buddhists, including a senior education official, were killed in a gun attack by muslim insurgents in this southern border province Thursday morning.

The attack at a Buddhist village in Tambon Kokkrabua in Panare district at 6:30 am also saw five other Buddhists injured. One of the injured is a 12-year-old student.

The attack was carried out by six gunmen who sprayed their assault rifles at about 50 residents of the village.

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