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Garbage collectors attacked in Pattani

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Three employees of a tambon administration organistion (TAO) were wounded, one of them seriously, in an attack on a garbage truck in Pattani's Khok Pho district on Thursday morning. 

Pol Lt-Col Chamlong Suwarat, the Napradu police chief, said the incident occurred about 10am while the garbage truck operated by Makrut TAO was travelling along the Napradu-Naket road through Ban Yang Daeng in tambon Napradu, heading for a garbage dump.

Two men caught up on a motorcycle and opened fire at the truck with handguns.  The driver lost control and tthe ruck rammed into a tree and a roadside ditch.

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