cargo vessel was shot up by gunmen in two speedboats

22 May 2011

Transport Deportment of  lodged complaint to The Joint Committee on Coordination of Commercial Navigation (JCCN) on 18 May, that Hong Xing, a 300 ton cargo vessel was shot up by gunmen in two speedboats the day before on the Mekong, 7 km north of Chiang Saen. “Fortunately, this caused no injuries and deaths,” it reported. The JCCN was requested to strengthen the management “to avoid future occurrence of such behaviors.” The area is hounded by an armed Shan band led by Naw Kham. (The Manager Online)

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