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Deep South Militants Seize Hospital to Attack Military Outpost

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NARATHIWAT — At least a dozen armed gunmen seized control yesterday of a hospital in Narathiwat from which they then opened fire on a nearby ranger outpost in an attack the army blames on the local separatist movement.

The unusual attack, which was jointly condemned by the army and the National Human Rights Commission as inhumane, appeared to mark Sunday’s 53rd anniversary of one of the separatist groups active in the region, the National Revolutionary Front, or BRN.

Read more: By Teeranai Charuvastra