24 May '11, 7am

Bomb kills two police officers in Thai south

Bomb kills two police officers in Thai south

NARATHIWAT: Thai police said two officers were killed and another was wounded when a powerful bomb exploded beneath their truck in Thailand's violence-prone south on Tuesday. Suspected Islamic militants detonated a device buried under the road as 10 officers drove past on their way to a function with villagers in Narathiwat, one of three provinces to have suffered more than seven years of insurgency. The 38-year-old driver and a 33-year-old woman were killed instantly in the blast, police said. Another female officer sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital. Thailand's southern provinces have been plagued by almost daily violence since shadowy insurgents launched an uprising in Thailand's southernmost region in early 2004. More than 4,500 people, both Muslims and Buddhists, have died in the attacks, which have appeared to become more brazen in recent months, wi...

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