Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung flies to Pattani; peace talks with BRN still on for April 29 | Bangkok Post: news

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Chalerm finally goes to the South

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Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung quietly flew to Pattani province in an air force aircraft on Thursday, making his first and long-delayed trip to the insurgency hit deep South after heavy criticism. 

His visit followed a violent Wednesday night in Pattani, when militants killed and harrassed soldiers, bombed fishing boats and set dozens of nuisance fires throughout the province. 

Two soldiers were killed and six others injured by a bomb explosion.

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