21 Jan. (EUROPA PRESS) –
Three suspected separatist militants were killed this Friday in clashes with Thai military forces in the Narathiwat region.
The clash occurred around 9:00 am (local time), when members of the security forces surrounded several shops where the militants were believed to be hiding in a mountainous area of Ban Da Hong, ThaiPBS Thai public television reported.
The military urged the suspects to turn themselves in, but they refused and opened fire. When the situation calmed down after a shootout, security forces found three bodies at the scene.
In the operation, weapons and camping material used by the militiamen have been seized.