Thailand: Soldier injured by pipe bomb in Yala


A soldier has been injured after a pipe bomb was tossed into a military base in Yala, the “deep south” province near the Malaysian border with occasional violence related to the religious separatist insurgency. The incident occurred last night and was detailed in a report from the Muang police station.

The Bangkok Post reports that the attack happened around 8pm last night. The bomb had been thrown into the operations base of Platoon 1 of Infantry Company 15211. 22 year old Channarong Panchatree, who is originally from Trang, was injured on his left shoulder from shrapnel from the explosion. He was later taken to the Yala Hospital for treatment.

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Source: Thaiger