4 monks killed in attack on Buddhist temple in Narathiwat

Malay-Muslim men in southern Thailand

Malay-Muslim men in southern Thailand. Image: udeyismail.

A group of armed men stormed a Buddhist temple in Su-ngai Padi district of the southernmost province of Narathiwat Friday night, killing the abbot and three other monks.

The dead victims were identified as Phra Khru Prachote Rattananurak, the temple abbot, Phra Samu Atthaporn Khum-ampai, Phra Prawet Sukkaew and Phra Thanachote Chumlert.

Full story: thaipbsworld.com

By Thai PBS World

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