21 April 2017

News Story: 2 killed in S. Thailand attacks

BANGKOK, April 20 (Xinhua) -- South Thailand has been hit twice by more than a dozen of bomb blasts and gun attacks within a month, killing two, officials said on Thursday.

According to local media, suspected militants launched 13 grenade and gun attacks in 12 separate districts of three southernmost provinces of Pattani, Narathiwat and Songkhla at about 7 p.m. local time Wednesday night.

Local media reported the attacks targeted police stations and checkpoints. No group has claimed for the attacks.

A spokesman for Thailand's Internal Security Operations Command was quoted by local media as saying that eight other civilians and officials were wounded in the violence.

Read the full story at Xinhua