Ranger killed, five others injured in Narathiwat incident

NARATHIWAT (Bernama) – An army ranger officer was shot dead while five other rangers were injured in a bomb explosion in Kg Wang Thong, Ranget, Narathiwat last Saturday.

Narathiwat Police Chief Major General  Dussadee Chusangkij said in the incident at 3.30pm, the ranger officer was on his way home when he was shot by an unknown person, believed to be hiding in a jungle area.

He said the victim died at the scene.

“About 30 minutes later, a bomb placed by the roadside, exploded not far from the shooting incident, injuring five other rangers who were at the location.

“The victims are now being treated at Narathiwat Ratchanakharin Hospital,” he said.

Narathiwat Police Chief Major General Dussadee Chusangkij inspects the scene of the bomb explosion in Kg Wang Thong, Ranget, Narathiwat. – BERNAMA