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Fishing event organisers shrug off bomb

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PATTANI - A deadly blast scared off anglers but could not shake the determination of the organisers to carry on with a traditional fishing event in their small town. 

Police check the area on Friday night after a bomb blast at a fishing competition in Sai Buri district of Pattani. (Photo by Abdulloh Benjakat)

Ten teams withdrew from the competition on Saturday after the explosion on Friday night on Wasukree beach in Sai Buri district of the southern province. Forty teams remain in fight to crown the best anglers this year.

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