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October 2: Military personnel in Yala look for explosive devises near public train tracks.


October 5: The governor of Yala visits soldiers injured in the line of duty.


October 6: Police discover a weapons cache deep in the forest containing firearms, explosive equipment and food.


October 11: A soldier is killed in a drive-by shooting in Pattani.


October 19: A 28-year-old man is shot and killed by gun fire from a M16 rifle. The motive is yet unknown.


A local man out in a rubber tree plantation in Pattani steps on an explosive and loses both his legs. One other person was injured in the blast.


October 26: Soldiers are deployed to protect rubber plantation workers in Pattani.


October 27: The funeral of a newly transferred soldier from Sakon Nakhon working for the bomb disposal unit in Yala who was killed in the line of duty.


October 28: A women in Narathiwat loses her leg after stepping on an explosive. She had previously been out donating money to flood victims in the North and stepped on the bomb on her way home.

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Due to the ongoing unrest in Thailand's deep south, on any given month there can be multiple bombings, shootings, arrests and deaths. The following gallery is a snapshot of some of the tragedies that occurred during the month of October. Photos by Muhamad Ayub Patham and Abdullah Benyakart.  

  • Published: 28 Oct 2010
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