Ranger volunteer wounded by Pattani bomb

Ranger volunteer wounded by Pattani bomb

A bomb was thrown at this checkpoint on Highway 42 in tambon Tanyong Chung-nga of Yaring district, Pattani province, on Tuesday night. A ranger volunteer was injured when it detonated. (Photo: Abdullah Benjakat)
A bomb was thrown at this checkpoint on Highway 42 in tambon Tanyong Chung-nga of Yaring district, Pattani province, on Tuesday night. A ranger volunteer was injured when it detonated. (Photo: Abdullah Benjakat)

PATTANI: A ranger volunteer was injured by a bomb thrown at a security checkpoint in Yaring district on Tuesday night, police said.

The attack occurred about 8pm. Two men arrived on a motorcycle and the pillion rider threw a pipe bomb at the security checkpoint at Moo 1 village on Highway 42 (Pattani-Yala) in tambon Tanyong Chung-nga.

Ranger volunteer Sirisak Noomak was injured by the explosion. He was admitted to Yaring Hospital.


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