Insurgents torch road construction vehicles in Pattani province

PTT gas station in Ban Rusamilae

PTT gas station in Ban Rusamilae, Mueang Pattani District, Southern Thailand. Photo: กิตติ เลขะกุล.

Suspected insurgents set fire to a backhoe, one road grader, a water truck and two utility poles in the southern border province of Pattani on Monday.

Six armed men, believed to be insurgents, arrived at a construction site in Village 1, Nam Dum sub-district of Thung Yang Daeng district on motorcycles and restrained two assistant headmen.

Then they poured gasoline on the three vehicles before setting them alight and escaping.

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By Thai PBS World

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