Eight injured by roadside bomb in southern Thailand
A bomb went off on Takbai-Taba Road in Narathiwat province yesterday afternoon, injuring eight people including a three-year-old boy, civilians and soldiers. Police say the bomb was in an iron box hidden in a two-wheeled push-cart.
A police investigation found that two men on a motorcycle placed the bomb on the push-cart then fled. Later, when the soldiers' jeep drove by, the bomb was detonated by remote. The blast also hit the civilians who were on two motorcycles.
A village leader was gunned down by suspected
terrorists insurgents in front of his house in Narathiwat's Sungai Padi district early yesterday morning. Police found the body of Sainung Ada, 50, riddled with bullets. He had a 9 mm pistol in his hand. Also found at the scene were 18 cartridges from AK47 and M16 rifles.
Police say Sainung was walking in front of his house at 5 a.m. when two gunmen in hiding opened fire. He tried to return fire but it appears that his weapon jammed.
Sainung was attacked and wounded by a suspected
terrorist insurgent in 2010, but he fought back and the gunman fled. He had publicly announced that he would join with authorities to help crackdown on terrorists separatists.
Two villagers gunned down on the road
Two villagers were killed in a drive by shooting in Narathiwat province early Wednesday morning. They were heading home in a pickup truck from a fresh market on a local road when gunmen in another pickup truck opened fire on them with M16 and AK47 assault rifles.
The victims’ pickup truck swerved off the road, crashed into a tree and stopped. The gunmen then got out of their pickup truck and fired at them again at close range being fleeing. The victims died at the scene.
Police blamed separatist
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