31 Mar '16, 8am

One dead, dozens wounded in wave of bombs in south #Thailand

PATTANI (THAILAND) - Several bombs have gone off in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south killing one person and wounding dozens in a new wave of violence, the military said on Thursday (March 31). The blasts were in Pattani, one of three Muslim-majority provinces in largely Buddhist Thailand, near the Malaysian border, on Wednesday and Thursday. Resistance to central government rule has existed for decades in the area but violence picked up significantly in 2004. More than 6,500 people, including Buddhist monks, teachers, troops and separatist insurgents have been killed since then. At least 10 bombs went off in Pattani's Yaring district, including two at bank cash dispensing machines, wounding 11 policemen. A civilian man was killed after being caught in a blast near a hair-dressing shop, a military spokesman said. "The people causing the trouble want to show they are stil...

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