Three presumed insurgents killed in Yala clash

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YALA, April 26 – Three suspected insurgents were killed in a clash with security officials during the raid in this restive southern province on Friday.

A combined force of army rangers, Yala provincial police and Border Patrol Police raided a targeted mountainous area in Bannang Sata district, connecting to Yaha district, this afternoon following reports that suspected insurgents were hiding there.

Both sides exchanged gunfire for 30 minutes and three bodies were found after the clash.

Security personnel also seized four firearms including AK47 and M16 assault rifles and pistols.