Authorities had surrounded the house while searching for leads on a Runda Kumpulan Kecil (RKK) group leader and three other group members, who had been reported to have hidden in the area.
After the 10-minute exchange of gunfire, authorities called for reinforcements and tried to convince the suspects to turn themselves in. But the negotiation failed, and the gunfire continued.
Masae Yayidiyorliya, 32, was killed by the incident. His body was found at the back door of the house. An 11mm handgun and 15 bullets, 50 AK-47 cartridges, and a mobile phone were found there and collected as evidence. Four motorcycles were also seized after authorities had searched the house.
The deceased man was charged in six security-related cases in Rangae district from 2007-2009.
Authorities said two persons had managed to escape the incident. An identification card for Hasman Samamang, 36 was found at the scene. (MCOT online news)