Buddha statues at temple.

Abbott Injured After Being Stabbed at Temple in Phuket

A head monk, known as an Abbot, has sustained injuries after he was stabbed by a man who asked for 20 Baht inside a famous temple in Thalang.

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The Thalang Police were notified of the incident at 11:26 P.M. on Sunday night (May 19th) at the Phra Thong Temple (Golden Buddha Temple) or Phra Phut Temple in the Thep Krasattri sub-district.

Full story: thephuketexpress.com

By Goongnang Suksawat
The Phuket Express

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