Bomb kills 4 Thai soldiers in Muslim south

By REUTERS
March 8, 2012 08:26

 
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NARATHIWAT, Thailand - Four Thai soldiers were killed and one was critically wounded when insurgents detonated a roadside bomb in Thailand's Muslim south, police said on Thursday.

The attack took place late on Wednesday in Narathiwat, one of three mainly Muslim provinces bordering Malaysia, where a shadowy insurgency has claimed more than 5,000 lives since 2004, when a low-level separatist rebellion from the 1970s resurfaced.

The soldiers were travelling in two vehicles and had been providing security during a Buddhist festival. They were attacked moments after delivering the body of a Muslim villager to his family after he was shot dead by suspected rebels.

Three of the soldiers were killed instantly, a fourth died in hospital.

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