Thailand: One killed, 16 injured as car bomb rips through Narathiwat police flats

A massive car-bomb blast ripped through the supposedly safe green zone of downtown Narathiwat on Tuesday afternoon, killing one policeman and injuring 16 others.

The explosion occurred at 12.50pm inside the compound of Narathiwat police residential flats in Muang district.

The homemade bomb was hidden inside a pickup truck thought to have been parked at the heart of the complex by Malay-Muslim insurgents fighting a two-decade battle for southern autonomy.

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Source: The Nation Thailand