Policeman killed in gunfight with drug suspects

Police pick up truck in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Police pick up truck in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Photo: Love Krittaya.

CHIANG MAI – A policeman was killed and a suspect arrested in an exchange of fire between narcotic suppression police and a group of three alleged drug traders in Mae Taeng district of this northern province on Tuesday night.

A search was subsequently launched during the night for two other suspects who escaped. One of them was believed wounded in the firefight.

Read more: Bangkok Post


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