Marine killed, 2 hurt in Narathiwat blast
One marine was killed and two others injured in a roadside bomb explosion in Narathiwat’s Muang district on Wednesday morning, reports said.
- Published: 30/01/2013 at 10:17 AM
- Newspaper section: breakingnews
Police inspects the car. Photo by Waedao Harai.
The marines, members of a special task force, were ssigned to teacher escort duty.
They were patrolling a rural road near Khok Bae Nae intersection in tambon Manang Tayo of Muang district in a modified pickup when an improvised bomb buried in the road exploded beneath the vehicle.
Three marines, Chief Warrant Officer Suthep Muankammoon, Pvt Wasant Kaewsaensarn and Pvt Anuchit Jitnin, were wounded in the explosion and taken to Narathiwat Ratchanakarin hospital.
Chief Warrant Officer Suthep was later pronounced dead.
Police were inspecting the scene. They blamed separatist militants.
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