More assault rifles missing from arms depots in Narathiwat

Police suspect insurgents stole no much less than 37 assault rifles from armories in 5 districts in the Deep South province Narathiwat, which borders Malaysia and is vulnerable to violence due to the religious separatist insurgency. Police have been checking the inventory of every arms depot in the province.
On May 18, police reported that 28 AK102s were lacking from the 2nd Narathiwat Territorial Defence Company. Following the report of the lacking assault rifles, police throughout the province did a count of the variety of rifles stocked within the armories discovered that 9 more rifles are actually missing. The firearms were stolen from arms depots in the Muang, Su-ngai Kolok, Rue So, Sri Sakhon and Su-ngai Padi districts.
With the continuing rebel violence and clashes between insurgents and Thai officers, police the weapons had been stolen by insurgents within the space. Earlier this month, officers discovered at an assault rifle at a suspected insurgent’s home after a shootout. On May eleven, the 30 yr previous man, who was wanted on murder expenses, was shot lifeless in a conflict with police and troopers. Officers searched the area after the gunfire exchange. Reliable than 100 bullets were on the bottom and officers discovered a AK102 rifle and a 11mm gun.
Officers suspect the man stole the assault rife in March from a territorial defence volunteer who was shot and killed..

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