Two policemen abducted, shot dead in Thailand’s restive south

BANGKOK (AFP) – Two Thai policemen were executed after being abducted from a tea shop in the kingdom’s violent southern borderlands, police said yesterday, as bloodshed again spikes in a 15-year insurgency. The death toll dropped to a record low last year as Thailand’s junta tightened its security web and militant attacks on civilians have become less frequent. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin