Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Buddhist ice cream vendor beheaded

A Buddhist man who worked as an ice cream vendor was beheaded Thursday by suspected Muslim insurgents in Thailand's restive south, police said.
The man was on his way to sell ice cream at a school in the Muang district of Pattani province when suspected insurgents shot him three times and then cut off his head, said Maj. Gen. Korkiart Wongworachart, the police commissioner for Pattani province.
In neighboring Narathiwat province, the Buddhist owner of a motorcycle repair shop was fatally shot by two men while he was fixing a motorcycle, police said. A bomb planted inside a garbage bin in front of the shop later exploded but caused no injuries.
Read more at the The Associated Press

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