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80kg bomb found in Narathiwat

NARATHIWAT — A combined military-police unit scouring a thick bush near a village in Rueso district has found an 80-kilogramme bomb buried in the ground early Sunday.

The search, led by Col Sithisak Jenbanchong, commander of the 41st Ranger Regiment, was launched at 1.30am on information received from Abdulateh Riang, a bomb maker of the RKK insurgent group, who was arrested on Aug 4 with two 80-kg home-made bombs.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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