Pattani school wall damaged by bomb

Pattani school wall damaged by bomb

A bomb explosion left this hole in the wall of Phai Man School in tambon Bo Thong of Pattani's Nong Chik district on Monday morning.(Photo by Abdullah Benjakat)
A bomb explosion left this hole in the wall of Phai Man School in tambon Bo Thong of Pattani's Nong Chik district on Monday morning.(Photo by Abdullah Benjakat)

PATTANI: A bomb went off in front of a school in Nong Chik district on Monday morning, leaving a big hole in the concrete wall, but inflicting no casualties, police said.

Pol Lt Col Ratchanon Ruyan, a Nong Chik duty officer, said the explosion occurred about 8am at the concrete wall in front of Phai Man School in Moo 3 village of tambon Bo Thong.

Nobody was hurt.

It was believed the bomb was intended to create a disturbance, rather than cause injuries.

Security units in the area have stepped up precautions.



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