A farmer was seriously injured when a bomb went off in his plantation in the southern border province of Narathiwat on Saturday morning, police said.
Pol Lt Somboon Sakhon, a duty officer at Rangae police station, said 61-year-old farmer Chid Rattanaphrom sustained facial and right shoulder injuries. He was being treated at Naradhiwas Rajanagarindra Hospital.
Mr Chid told police that he saw a 9mm ammo pouch lying under a rubber tree. He picked up the pouch to observe it but it later exploded. Rubber growers nearby heard Mr Chid scream in pain and took him to the hospital.
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