Yala Defence Checkpoint Attacked By Insurgents, 15 Killed

Betong checkpoint in Yala

Betong checkpoint in Yala, near the Thai-Malaysiann border. Image: Fannykong.

YALA, Nov 6 (TNA) — A group of militants attacked a defence checkpoint in Lam Phaya sub-district of Yala provincial seat.

Eleven people were killed at the scene and four more died at Yala Hospital. The attackers made off with the officials’ weapons.

The attack happened when many defence volunteers were on duty at about 10.20pm on Tuesday.

Full story: tna.mcot.net


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