Husband, wife slain in Yala

A husband and wife who were gardeners were killed in an ambush by suspected insurgents in Yala’s Bannang Sata district on Sunday.

Security officials called to inspect two bodies on a road in Moo 9 village in tambon Bang Larng in the afternoon identified the couple as Prawing Noomna and his wife, Sunee, both aged 57. 

The slain couple were travelling home on a motorcycle after visiting Bannang Sata market when at least two gunmen who were hiding in roadside bushes opened fire at them. 

The attackers fled the scene with their motorbike. Police are investigating if the incident is related to the southern insurgency.

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