Fourteen killed in Yala shooting

Fourteen persons were killed in the southern Thai province of Yala before midnight last night (Nov 5, 2019) by unidentified men armed with war weapons, reported today (Nov 6, 2019).

The victims included village defence volunteers and civilians from Tung Sadao Village in Lampaya sub-district who were manning a checkpoint.

The armed men burned car tyres and threw iron nails on the road before fleeing.

Police and military personnel are investigating the incident.