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Victims lured into brunt of bomb blast


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NARATHIWAT : Eight soldiers and five journalists were injured in two consecutive bomb blasts yesterday in the insurgency-plagued South, police said. 

The first explosion injured six soldiers on a roadside in Hulupare village in Narathiwat's Rangae district at 11.10am. Insurgents detonated a 20kg gas cylinder bomb hidden under a tree on the roadside while the six soldiers were on patrol.

Rangae police chief Jiradej Prasawang said the soldiers were providing security for voters in yesterday's tambon council election.

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