Roadside bomb injures Thai ranger
A group of eight paramilitary rangers on foot patrol was hit by a roadside bomb in Yala province, wounding one. Police said a paramilitary ranger patrol from Ranger Forces Regiment 47 were on security duty in Kabang district. As they walked along the road, a bomb hidden at the roadside exploded, injuring one ranger.
In nearby Narathiwat province, Ranger Forces Regiment 45 launched air and land operations in Ra-ngae district to pressure
terrorists insurgents in the area. Checkpoints were set up at all routes to Tanyong Limo sub-district while sniffer dogs were used to detect firearms or explosives that may have been hidden in vehicles.
The search was conducted in response to information that three leading members of an
terrorist insurgent group were prepared to launch a violent attack. The air operation was to monitor the movement of suspected terrorists insurgents and survey the landscape of the district.
It is believed that the three unidentified men are still hiding in the area.
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