The terrorists in the far South waited all of 23 days before they murdered their first teacher this year. Chonlathee Charoenchol, 51, was the 158th teacher slain in the nine years since the extremists launched their insurgency with the violent robbery of a military armoury on Jan 4, 2004.
Chonlathee was aged 51 when he was shot dead in front of his students at Ban Tanyong school in Bacho district, Narathiwat, on Wednesday. Four men barged into the canteen where he was supervising a large group of students as they were praying before lunch.
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