Rifles stolen from Pattani defence volunteer outpost


PATTANI, Dec 7 – Insurgents are presumed responsible for the theft of weapons from a defence volunteer outpost in this southern border province. 

The police early Friday morning inspected the outpost at Bango School in Kapho district after a raid by about ten armed men.

They used weapons to threaten the defence volunteers but did not shoot them.

The armed men stole four AK47 assault rifles, an M16 assault rifle, five bulletproof vests, a communication radio and a mobile phone before leaving the scene.