Rangers wounded by bomb in Yala
Nine para-military rangers were wounded, one of them seriously, when a bomb exploded as they were returning to their base from a patrol in Yala's Yaha district on Wednesday.
- Published: 10/10/2012 at 05:02 PM
- Newspaper section: news
Police said the attack occurred about 2pm near a village in tambon Baro on the Yaha-Patae road.
The rangers were returning to their base at Ban Yasub in tambon Patae on a pick-up truck when a bomb planted in a motorcycle the side of the road was detonated remotely with a mobile phone.
All nine members of the Ranger Company 4714 patrol were wounded, one of them, Mai Amatmontri, seriously.
Another bomb was placed about one kilometre from the spot, targeting soldiers and police rushing to help the rangers. The bomb was detonated, but the explosion did not hurt anyone.
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