A defence volunteer and a villager were killed, and another villager injured, in a shooting at a Pattani market on Thursday evening.
The shooting at Kruse Market on the Pattani-Narathiwat road in Moo 3 village in Tambon Tanyong Lulo, Muang district was reported to police at 7.20pm.
Ayi Mudoh, 55, a defence volunteer, was killed with two gunshot wounds to his head.
Stray bullets hit Aminao Sama, 38, and another unidentified villager. Aminao later died at Pattani Hospital.
One of the gunmen fired three shots into the air as they fled on a motorcycle.