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One dead as co-ordinated blasts hit Thai south

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Thai policemen assist an injured person after a grenade bomb exploded outside a police station in Pattani

Thai policemen assist an injured person after a grenade bomb exploded outside a police station in Pattani province on April 21, 2010. A grenade attack and a car bomb in Thailand's troubled south killed a policeman and injured dozens more police and civilians, officials said. Two men riding a motorcycle tossed a hand grenade towards 50 police officers as they received a morning briefing from their commander at the Pattani provincial police station, a spokesman said. TOPSHOTS AFP PHOTO / Tuwaedaniya Meringing


One person was killed and 14 wounded Sunday in a series of apparently co-ordinated blasts — including a car bomb — in a major town in Thailand’s insurgency-hit south, the army said.

Four explosions rocked Yala, a provincial capital, on Sunday afternoon including a device hidden in a car which destroyed the vehicle and damaged several nearby buildings.

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