Two rangers were killed and one seriously injured when a bomb similar to one that killed two other soldiers earlier this month went off in Yala province Tuesday.
Pakasit Rakphan and Chatchai Lohithan died in the 4:30pm explosion while their team from Rangers Company 4713 were conducting a security patrol near Samakkhi School in Kato village in Yala district's Patae tambon. The injured member of Rangers Task Force 47 was not identified.
A bomb-disposal team examined the scene this morning and found the device was made of a gas cylinder that had been buried under a tree on one side of a canal.
Keep up-to-date with the latest on coup d'etat with Bangkok Post SMS News. Call *451391000 to subscribe – 39 baht/month (7 days free, available in Thailand only) Bangkok Post SMS News: Deliver only trustworthy news on SMS
This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.