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Southern businesses targeted by arsonists

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Militants in the far South have added businesses - big and small - to their current list of targets and officials and analysts agree the insurgency is intensifying ahead of the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan next week. 

Destroyed bicycles and motorcycles at a shop set on fire in Nong Chik district of Pattani province early Friday morning. The store is a branch of Phithan Panich company  (photo Abdulloh Benjakat)

Insurgents, however, also continue their relentless attacks on security forces protecting teachers.

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