Incident Summary:

12/28/2011: A defense volunteer was killed in an armed attack in Raman, Yala, Thailand. Kasam Sadeemaw was shot with an M16 by an assailant riding on a motorcycle. He died later at a local hospital. No claim of responsibility was made.

GTD ID:
201112300015

When:
2011-12-30

Country:
Thailand

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Yala

City:
Raman

Location Details:
No additional location information given

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Civilian
Specific Description Defense volunteer Kasaman Sadeemae
Nationality of Target Thailand
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
M16 assault rifle
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) No
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Other Crime Type
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Promotions for 20,000 officers," The Nation, December 31, 2011."
"Southern unrest continues as year nears end," Bangkok Post, December 30, 2011."
"Thaweeporn Lummetha, " Thai defence volunteer slain in restive S. Thailand," Xinhua News Agency, December 30, 2011."