By The Nation
Police said the insurgents raided the PEA office in Ban Bannang Dama in Tambon Bannang Dama of Yala's Kabang district at 12:30am and tied up six officials and left them behind the building.
The insurgents torched an official vehicle and a pickup belonging to a member of staff.
Provincial police commissioner Lt Gen Ronasil Phusara visited the scene with Yala police chief Maj Gen Krissada Kaewchandee.
Police believe the attack was carried out in response to arrests and killings of leading insurgents in the province.