More violence in Southern Thailand

Motorcycle bomb in Southern Thailand

Motorcycle bomb in Southern Thailand. Image: Wikimedia Commons.

Insurgent attacks in the Thailand’s southernmost border provinces overnight and on Tuesday morning killed a policeman and a para-military ranger, and injured civilians, a monk and soldiers.

Nine soldiers, one monk and three civilians were wounded by a bomb explosion on Pak Nam road in Pattani’s Muang district on Tuesday morning, police said.

The attack occurred about 7.15am as 15 soldiers from Pattani Task Force 25 were escorting Buddhist monks and novices returning to Lak Muang temple after collecting alms.

Read more: Bangkok Post


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