Ar­son­ists at­tack elec­tric­ity build­ing and ve­hi­cles

The Nation - - AROUND THAILAND -

Five sus­pected in­sur­gents raided an of­fice of the Provin­cial Elec­tric­ity Au­thor­ity in Yala early yes­ter­day, ty­ing up six mem­bers of staff and set­ting fire to the build­ing and two ve­hi­cles. The at­tack hap­pened at an of­fice in Ban Ban­nang Dama, Tam­bon Ban­nang Dama, Ka­bang dis­trict at 12.30am and the staff were all left bound be­hidn the build­ing while the raiders torched an of­fi­cial ve­hi­cle and a pickup truck.

Provin­cial po­lice com­mis­sioner Lt Gen Ronasil Phusara vis­ited the scene with Yala po­lice chief Maj Gen Kris­sada Kaewchandee.

Po­lice be­lieve the at­tack was car­ried out in re­sponse to ar­rests and killings of lead­ing in­sur­gents in the prov­ince.

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