Motorcycle bomb blast injures 10 in Southern Thailand


Ten people, including an assistant district chief and three students, were injured by a motorcycle bomb blast on Monday, believed to be revenge for the killing of five suspected insurgents during a clash with security officers in Narathiwat on Sunday.

A home-made bomb strapped to a motorcycle parked by the roadside was thought to have targeted a pickup truck carrying Chetsadakorn Sichan, assistant chief of Saba Yoi district, and three security volunteers.

The truck was driving past the spot when the bomb was detonated on the Ban Not-Saba Yoi road in Saba Yoi district, according to police.

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Source: Bangkok Post