An 8-year-old boy was killed and 10 people were wounded by a bomb detonated in the heart of Pattani township on Thursday afternoon while Defence Minister Sukumpol Suwanatat was leading a press tour to the far South.
A police bomb squad member inspects the wreckage of a motorcycle destroyed in the bomb blast which killed a boy in Pattani on Thursday. (Photo by Parez Lohasan)
The explosion damaged the ice cream shop, seven cars and three motorcycles and shattered windows in 10 nearby buildings, including the probation office and police cooperative shop.
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