Bombs kill ranger in Pattani

Bombs kill ranger in Pattani

The security station was damaged after a hand grenade attack in Ban Nam Bor village in Panare district, Pattani, on Wednesday night. (Photo: Abdullah Benjakat)
The security station was damaged after a hand grenade attack in Ban Nam Bor village in Panare district, Pattani, on Wednesday night. (Photo: Abdullah Benjakat)

PATTANI: A paramilitary ranger was killed during a grenade attack on his station in Panare district on Wednesday night.

Attackers on a passing vehicle threw three hand grenades at the security booth in Ban Nam Bor village at 7.25pm on Wednesday.

Two of the grenades went off and seriously injured ranger Chanachai Yodthong, a native of Songkhla's Hat Yai district. He succumbed to his wounds on the way to Panare Hospital. At the scene, Sgt Wisitsak Thienkaeo suffered hearing impairment and chest pain.

The attack happened before the southern office of the Internal Security Operations Command announced its performances in fiscal 2021 at the Inkayuthaborihan camp in Nong Chik district of Pattani on Thursday morning.

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