M79 attack on district office in South

An M79 grenade landed and exploded on a road inside the compound of the Chanae district office in Narathiwat province on Tuesday night, but caused no damage or casualties.

  • Published: 3/04/2013 at 11:40 AM
  • Newspaper section: breakingnews

Police said the attack occurred early in the night. 

The M79 round, believed aimed at the district office, landed on the road between the community hall and the headquarters of a territorial defence company, leaving a hole about 12cm deep and 25cm across.

District chief Somsak Rakkham and forensic police examined the scene on Wednesday morning. 

They believed the grenade was fired from thick bushes behind the base of the territorial defence company.

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