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Bomb blast hits train, killing 3, injuring 36

Passengers lose limbs as shrapnel rips through car

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NARATHIWAT : Three people were killed and 36 injured, many seriously, in a bomb blast that hit a local train in Rueso district of Narathiwat yesterday. 

State Railway of Thailand governor PrapatChongsanguan inspects a wrecked train carriage after a bombattack Sunday. Thebomb was planted on railway tracks about 1kmfrom Salo Bukit Yure station in Narathiwat’s Rueso district. The blast killed three people and wounded 36 others. WAEDAOHARAI

The bomb went off hours before US President Barack Obama's arrival in Thailand. Some observers believe it was intended to embarrass Thailand in the eyes of the international community.

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