A few lifeless after bomb explodes in Thailand’s south

BANGKOK, Dec 6 — Three individuals died and 4 other folks were being wounded just after a bomb exploded on a roadside in Thailand’s troubled deep south, police said nowadays.

The 7 state railway workforce ended up on their way to resolve a area of track in Songkhla province, close to the Malaysian border, which experienced been ruined in an additional bomb attack on Saturday.

The most up-to-date bomb was concealed all-around 200 metres from the internet site of the earlier explosion.

“We believe that the bomb experienced been there considering that Saturday,” mentioned police colonel Chartchai Chanasit, incorporating that no other explosive products experienced been identified.

A small-level conflict has simmered in Thailand’s south considering the fact that 2004, killing more than 7,000 people today, as rebels in the Muslim-the vast majority area battle for increased autonomy from the condition.

The region — intensely policed by Thai security forces — is culturally unique from Buddhist-greater part Thailand, which took control of the area more than a century ago.

The explosions come just after one human being died and extra than two dozen were wounded previous thirty day period when a auto bomb went off outdoors police accommodation. — AFP