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Insurgents bomb petrol stations & shops in Deep South
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Bomb explosions were reported last night at a number of petrol stations and convenience stores in three Deep South provinces including Narathiwat, Yala, and Pattani.

The media reported the bomb explosions went off between 12.20am to 12.40am in six districts of Narathiwas provinces. Six branches of 7-Eleven stores, a Mini Big C in Bacho, Si Sakhon, Su-ngai Golok, Rueso, and Chanae were destroyed. There is no confirmation about the loss of life and injuries from the incidents.

Two more bombs were reported in Pattani. The first one went off in Bang Chak Petrol Station in Bor Thong sub-district, Nong Chik district. The second bomb in Pattani happened at a Mini Big C in Nam Dam sub-district, Tung Yang Daeng district. No deaths or injuries were reported from the incidents.

Another four bombs hit convenience stores in four districts of Yala province including three branches of 7-Eleven stores in Yaha, Bannang Star, and Mueng districts, and Mini Big C in Raman district.

In Yala, one witness informed the police of seeing four suspects riding motorbikes and throwing bombs into the convenience stores. Every convenience store in Yala is now temporarily closed for the safety of staff and residents.

Officers from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Forensic Science Office reported they would be investigated the scenes to gather more evidence to find the insurgents today.

SOURCE: PPTV HD | Thairath | Thansettakij


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