Five shot dead in Yala home invasion
Paramedics remove the bodies of the victims to hospital for autopsy. (PHOTO: Maluding Deeto)
Police say five men have been shot dead in the southern province of Yala, the latest killings in a region plagued by insurgency for over a decade.
The Bangkok Post is reporting that gunmen stormed into a house and shot five people dead in Bannang Sata district overnight, police said on Monday morning.
The attack was reported about 1am at the home of 32 year old Ibroheng Museh in tambon Tanohputeh. The attackers used a shotgun and an M16 rifle.
Ibroheng was shot dead, along with his cousin 33 year old Ahmah Museh and neighbours 26 year old Aranchai Doheh, 39 year old Usman Yusoh and 25 year old Furagon Laso.
Investigators found more than a dozen fired bullet casings.
Four attackers, wearing masks, arrived at the house in two motorcycles.
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