Soldier wounded in Pattani gun attack

Soldier wounded in Pattani gun attack

PATTANI- A member of a military patrol team was shot and wounded from an ambush while patrolling areas between Yarang and Yaring districts on Saturday morning.

The patrol team was patrolling tambon Sadawa in Yarang adjacent to tambon Takae in Yaring when an unknown number of armed men hiding on the roadside opened fire.

One member of the patrol team, Sgt Maj Puttharot Thoppae was shot in a leg. He was rushed to Pattani Hospital, said police. The attack was reported at around 9.45am.

Police were investigating the case.

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