Mekong River in Loei

The Mekong River in Loei province. Photo: Tevaprapas Makklay.

Robber kills Lao boy in Loei forest


An armed robber shot dead a Laotian foraging for food in a forest in Loei province early on Sunday.

The robber also entered the victim’s small hut in the middle of the forest to search for valuables. After finding the hut had nothing precious, the robber fired a shot at the victim’s father and left. The father, however, escaped unhurt. His wife, Khun Sriputhong, said the robber made away with her husband’s cellphone and Bt26,000 cash.

Full story: The Nation

By The Nation

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