Incident Summary:

11/15/2019: Assailants opened fire on the family of a local police sergeant driving on a road near a market in Pa Rai, Pattani, Thailand. Two people were killed and one person was injured in the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:


Near Pa Rai

Location Details:
The incident occurred between Pa Rai and Khuan Nori towns.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Royal Thai Police
Specific Description Family Members of Police Sergeant
Nationality of Target Thailand
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Handgun
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Couple slain in drive-by shooting," Bangkok Post, November 17, 2019.
"Thailand: Aging couple shot dead by suspected insurgents in Pattani," Asia News Monitor, November 18, 2019.
"Two killed, granddaughter wounded, in southern Thailand drive-by shooting.(INSURGENCY)," Phuket Gazette, November 17, 2019.