A police officer who was killed when Narathiwat’s Rangae Police Station came under fire is to be considered for a posthumous promotion.
Pol Corporal Supaksorn Sayukhongthon could be awarded the rank of Major according to Narathiwat Pol Maj-General Manas Sikasamat.
It has also been reported that his family could receive over a million baht in compensation as the officer was killed in the line of duty.
The attack by six gunmen on Thursday morning, also resulted in another five officers being injured. A black Toyota pick-up was used to transport the culprits to the police.
As police returned fire, the pick-up sped away from the scene.