Skip to comments.Four Buddhists shot dead in unrest ( Religion of Peace in Thailand )
Posted on 09/27/2006 11:02:00 AM PDT by george76
Islamic militants today shot dead four Buddhists in two separate attacks in Thailand's mainly Muslim south, where an insurgency has raged for more than two years...
In one attack, two teenagers in Islamic students' dress and riding a motorcycle, shot and killed three Buddhists in Yala...
The militants exploited the fact that the men were shopping at a grocery store and could not defend themselves, even though they had a gun, police Colonel Somsak Wannawak said.
Earlier a militant shot dead a Buddhist man in Pattani province while he was riding a bus...
More than 1400 people have died in the conflict in Thailand's far south since early 2004.
The violence has been blamed on Malay separatism, religious extremism and organised crime in the border region.
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Good post! His nose is sending messages too!
"There have been hopes the Muslim army chief who led the coup, General Sonthi Boonyaratglin, may be able to ease the unrest."
Muslims have been killing each other for hundreds of years.
and will continue for the foreseeable future.
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