8 Bombs Wound at Least 9 People in Thai Deep South

Suspected insurgents detonated eight pipe bombs that injured at least nine people in Thailand’s troubled Deep South on Sunday, including two police officers, investigators said.

There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the bombings that took place in six locations in Pattani province, but local officials said they believed that Malay-speaking separatist insurgents were behind the blasts.

“Today’s attacks were carried out by the minority within an insurgent group who don’t understand us,” Olarn Bilson, the chief officer of Yarang district in Pattani, told reporters. Olarn did not explain the basis for his allegations.

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Source: BenarNews