Pattani bomb kills 2 soldiers (pix)
- Published: 11/01/2013 at 10:44 AM
- Online news:
Two soldiers providing security for teachers were killed and two others injured by a bomb explosion on a road in Pattani’s Yarang district on Friday morning, reports said.
Soldiers of No 21 Pattani special force were patrolling a rural road at Ban Buenae Peedae in tambon Prachan of Yarang when a buried, home-made bomb exploded under their vehicle (see pix below).
names of the dead and injured were not immediately released, according to the reports.
Forensic police were inspecting the scene.
More than 5,000 people have been killed and over 9,000 hurt in more than 11,000 incidents, or about 3.5 a day, in the three southernmost provinces and the four districts of Songkhla since the violence erupted afresh in January 2004, according to Deep South Watch.
Photos by Abdulloh Benjakat
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