Policeman slain in Yala

A traffic police officer was shot dead in Muang district of Yala province on Wednesday morning, police said.

The attack occurred about 7.54am as Pol Sr Sgt Maj Montree Saengmolee was travelling in his car to work at Krong Pinang police station.

At a spot on the Malayu Bangkok - Phong Yirai bypass in Muang district, two men who had followed him on a motorcycle opened fire him.

Pol Sr Sgt Maj Montree was killed instantly.  The gunshots left many holes in the car. The attackers took his pistol and a rifle from the car before fleeing.

The officer had been shot and wounded previously in an earlier attack.

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