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PM makes surprise visit to deep South

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Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra visited the deep South yesterday as her critics called on the government to reconsider holding peace talks with the southern insurgents. 

The prime minister's surprise visit came amid increased violence in the region, marked by the fatal roadside bomb attack on the car of Yala deputy governor Issara Thongthawat in Bannang Sata on Friday.

Mr Issara's assistant Chaovalit Chairuek was also killed in the attack while their driver, Satorpa Jehloh, was critically injured.

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