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One Buddhist student killed, 2 other Buddhists injured in Pattani market attack

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Thai soldiers confront with protesting Thai-Muslim villagers, top, during a protest outside Ingkhayuth military base in Pattani province, southern Thailand

Thai soldiers confront with protesting Thai-Muslim villagers, top, during a protest outside Ingkhayuth military base in Pattani province, southern Thailand Tuesday, May 8, 2007. Hundreds of villagers took part in the protest demanding Thai soldiers to release 24 suspected Muslim militants who are being kept at this base. Since a Muslim rebellion flared in Thailand's three southernmost provinces of Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat in early 2004, near-daily bombings, drive-by shootings and other attacks have killed more than 2,000 people. (AP Photo/Sumeth Parnpetch)


Pattani – muslim insurgents opened fire at Buddhists shopping for goods for making merit on Asarnha Bucha Day Friday, killing a student and injuring two men.

The shooting occurred at the market in Ban Klang village in Tambon Ban Klang in Panare district at 7 am.

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