Sadao checkpoint in Danok, Songkhla, southern border with Malaysia

New mastermind behind Southern Thailand bombing: Police

Thai security officials probing a bomb attack in Yala on Tuesday that wounded scores of victims, including young students, have identified the possible mastermind: an insurgent leader “competing” to take over terror operations after his area chief was killed recently.

The man was named as Abdulloh Pulah, who sources said was demonstrating his potential against another area leader in Yala, Hubaidilah Romli, for the position of provincial terror chief – replacing Ma-ae Aphibalbae, who was shot dead recently in a gunfight with authorities.

Read more: The Nation

By The Nation

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