NARATHIWAT: A Malaysian and his Thai wife were injured when they were shot in an incident along the Narathiwat-Takbai road at Kg Kaluwa, Muang Narathiwat district.
The Malaysian victim was identified as Mohamad Shahriduwan Ismail, 24, from Kampung Kedai Buluh Badang, Kota Baru, while his 38-year-old wife was from the Yingo District in Narathiwat.
Muang Narathiwat police chief Police Colonel Manit Yimsai said the victim and his wife were on their way from Takbai towards the latter’s home when they were shot by someone from another car.
According to Manit, Mohamad’s wife who was driving the car, managed to steer the car and hit the suspect’s car, causing it to overturn. He said the wife then drove the car to the Narathiwat Hospital.
The police are hunting for the suspect, who managed to escape, as well as investigating the motive behind the incident.- BERNAMA