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Korat authorities scamper after missing M16 rifles

The governor and police in Nakhon Ratchasima province are scurrying to shed light on the disappearance of about 100 M16 rifles from a defence volunteer arsenal in 2011, a loss that only recently came to light. The weapons were kept at the depot of a battalion of defence volunteer forces. Read more: Bangkok PostRead More

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Two killed, five injured in Narathiwat shooting

NARATHIWAT, June 7 – Two villagers were killed and five were wounded in a shooting in a home in violence-plagued Narathiwat province Wednesday night. Suchart Chaisuwan, a security guard at Sungai Padi secondary school, and Jarunee Sukpin were killed when six gunmen on three motorcycles fired AK-47 assault rifles at the group sitting outside a […]Read More

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Two men killed in Narathiwat shooting

NARATHIWAT, April 25 – Two men were shot dead early Wednesday by presumed insurgents while driving in Bacho district of this southern border province, according to local police. Prapai Kongtong, 57, and Suk Daengkwan, 63, were gunned down by an unknown number of assailants armed with M16 assault rifles, Pol Capt Mhad-useng Maosani of Paluka […]Read More

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Village head shot dead by insurgents in Narathiwat

A village head was shot dead by suspected insurgents in front of his house in Sungai Padi district, Narathiwat province early Tuesday morning. Police found the body of Sainung Ada, 50, riddled with bullets with a pistol still in his hand. Found at the scene of attack were 18 cartridges from AK-47 and M-16 rifles. […]Read More

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Thai soldier killed, 3 others injured by colleague apparently high

A private soldier shot dead a sergeant and injured three others apparently while under the influence of methamphetamines. Following the shooting at an outpost of the Yala Taskforce 14 at 7:30 am, police arrested Pvt Bancha Raklaemkae, 22, who appeared paranoid. Police said Bancha shot dead Sgt Wichien Priksri with his M16 assault rifle. Sgt […]Read More

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Thai Army ranger accidentally killed by comrade

A member of the Army’s 4306th paramilitary rangers company was accidentally shot and killed Monday night by a fellow ranger who was cleaning his weapon. Ranger Chamnan Sawangrat, based in Phatthalung, was shot in the chest when Ranger Keerati Bunkhrua accidentally discharged his AK47 rifle while cleaning it. The victim was walking past Keerati on […]Read More

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Fatal M16 attack in Songkhla

An assistant village headman was shot dead, while the head of a Tambon Prik health promotion unit was seriously injured in an ambush yesterday in Songkhla’s Sadao district. Assistant headman Songkran Chairit, 38, and health unit head Chamnan Suwannasri, 42, were driving in Songkran’s car in Tambon Prik around 12.15am yesterday, when unknown gunmen in […]Read More

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Two killed, three injured in Narathiwat attack

Two volunteers were killed and three others injured when insurgents ambushed their outpost in Narathiwat’s Rue Soh district early Friday morning. The insurgents escaped after snatching five assault rifles from the outpost, which is on Rusoh-Taroe road. Initial investigations revealed that the insurgents broke into the outpost by cutting through the barbed wire in the […]Read More