Truck bomb kills one in Thai south, 13 wounded

By REUTERS
February 9, 2012 08:28

 
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YALA, Thailand - A retired teacher was killed and 13 villagers wounded when a truck bomb exploded on Thursday in Thailand's restive Muslim south, the latest in a wave of separatist violence in the region bordering Malaysia.

Police blamed ethnic Malay rebels for the bombing in front of a public health office in Pattani, one of three provinces gripped by eight years of separatist unrest.

The bomb was hidden inside a pickup truck and damaged 10 other vehicles, police said. Of the 13 wounded, three were in critical condition.

In a separate attack in neighboring Narathiwat province, two soldiers were injured when a roadside bomb exploded during a routine patrol.

The increase in violence come amid outcry among local Muslims after army rangers in Pattani shot dead four villagers they suspected were insurgents on Jan. 29.

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