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Temple bomb kills 3, hurts 28 in Roi Et

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Three people were killed and 28 wounded, two of them seriously, by a bomb explosion in front of a stage for a traditional mor lam performance in Suwannaphum district of Roi Et province early on Tuesday, reports said. 

Permanent health secretary Dr Narong Sahamethapat said the explosion occurred about 3.40am while a large number of people were watching the mor lam performance celebrating a new temple building at Wat Ban Talaew in tambon Na Yai of Suwannaphum district.

The explosion killed three civilians and wounded 28 others.  Medical teams were dispatched from the provincial head office to provide treatment at the scene.

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