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Two teachers killed in Narathiwat bombing

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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)


NARATHIWAT, July 24 -Two teachers were killed, and another teacher as well as two police officers were wounded in a bombing ambush in this restive southern province as the army chief visited a nearby violence-plagued area today.

The latest insurgent attack occurred this morning as a bomb exploded at a police car parked in front of Chanae Hospital. The dead, both women, were identified as Ms Naheeha Yeera and Ms Nusayahan A-wae, and both taught at Pithakwitthaya School.

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