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Southeast Asia
Bomb injures two Thai soldiers
2013-02-23
Two soldiers providing teacher security were seriously wounded by a bomb blast in Patani’s Khok Pho district on Friday morning. The bomb blew up about 7:53 a.m. near a school building. Two soldiers were seriously injured and admitted to the hospital.

Earlier this morning, police received a report of another bomb blast in front of a health station, but no one was hurt. Witnesses said that the improvised explosive device buried near the side of a rural road was detonated as six soldiers patroling on foot passed in front of the health station. Fortunately, the bomb exploded after the soldiers had passed safely by.

Police blamed terrorists insurgents for both bombings.

According to Deep South Watch more than 5,000 people have been killed and over 9,000 injured in more than 11,000 incidents, or about 3.5 a day, in the three southernmost region since the violence erupted afresh in January 2004.
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