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Southern insurgents gun down four Pattani defence volunteers

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In a worrying upsurge in southern violence, insurgents disguised as army troops have gunned down and killed four tambon defence volunteers in Pattani’s Yarang district. The incident happened around noon and insurgents stole their rifles following the attack.

Police say the four defence volunteers from Tambon Prachan were guarding Ban Bukoh School in the tambon when the insurgents arrived in army uniforms.

They pretended to be soldiers visiting the post before they opened fire, according to reports.

The insurgents then took four HK-33 rifles and fled the scene without harming the teachers and students. They also left road spikes behind to try to slow down authorities that tried to pursue them.

The four deceased volunteers were identified as Sulaiman Wae-useng, Muhammad Teteng, Abdulloh Saleh and Buaraheng Ji.

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SOURCE: The Nation



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Six metre king cobra caught by rescue workers in Trang – VIDEO

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: หน่วยกู้ภัยบรรเทาวังวิเศษ

A 20 kilogram, 6 metres king cobra has been caught in Trang by rescue workers.

77 Kaoded news reports that Sikao Police in Trang were notified of the incident at a house at 4.45pm yesterdayPolice decided it wasn’t quite in their work contract and contacted rescue workers who headed to the house.

Sawai Kaewjuea, a rescue worker, led his team to catch the cobra. It took about 20 minutes to catch the feisty king cobra which 6 metres long.

23 year old Sunata Duangkleang says, “While I was talking with my friends in the house, I saw the king cobra. We immediately ran out of the house and called the police.”

Good advice!

TRANGRescue worker catches a king cobra in Trang, southern Thailand, yesterday. Yikes!VIDEO: หน่วยกู้ภัยบรรเทาวังวิเศษ

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SOURCE: 77 Kaoded

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Driver charged in Chumphon tour bus accident

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A tour bus driver has been charged for reckless driving after yesterday morning’s tour bus accident in Chumphon.

23 Filipino tourists escaped serious injury in the bus crash. The bus was travelling from Bangkok to Phuket.

Read more about yesterday’s crash HERE.

Thairath is reporting that the tour bus driver, 36 year old Taweesak Chitchuea from Ranong, has been charged. He had to be removed from the bus with the aid of hydraulic cutters and was taken to Chumpon Hospital with a broken right leg.

At this stage police speculate that the driver fell asleep at the wheel. The bus driver has been charged with reckless driving causing injuries and damages.

All passengers were loaded onto another bus to continue their journey to Phuket. One Filipino passenger was taken to Chumpon Hospital for precautionary examination but was released yesterday.

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