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Bomb squad doesn't shy from danger

Officers stay dedicated after Narathiwat blast deaths give stark reminder of reality of job

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"Life is uncertain. Every time I leave my house to defuse a bomb, I tell my wife and son to come to terms with what might happen to me in the future." 

A file photo shows the late Pol Sub Lt Chaen Warongpaisith, second from right, and his bomb disposal team experts inspecting the scene of a blast in Ban Kuyi in Yi-ngo district of Narathiwat province on June 16. WAEDAO HARAI

These are the words of Pol Sub Lt Sayobmarn Maitreechorn, chief of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) squad of the 44th Border Patrol Police (BPP) Division based in Yala.

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