Six paramilitary rangers travelling in an armoured patrol vehicle were slightly injured by a bomb explosion on a road in Narathiwat’s Cho Airong district on Friday morning, police said.
The bomb went off on a local road in Ban Aipayae of Cho Airong district about 8am.
Deputy Narathiwat police chief Pol Col Manas Sigsamat, who led a team of reinforcements and bomb disposal experts to the scene, said the explosion left a crater two metres deep and three metres wide in the road. The armoured vehicle was lifted into the air by the blast, and its rear wheels fell into the crater, stranding the vehicle.
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