20 June 2017

News Story: 5 troops killed, 4 others injured in blast in S. Thailand

BANGKOK, June 19 (Xinhua) -- Five government troops were killed and four others seriously injured in a blast in southern Thailand on Monday, police said.

The bomb, believed to have been planted by an unknown group of local insurgents, blew up and killed five non-commissioned soldiers and wounded four others on a road in Thung Yang Daeng district of Pattani province, about 1,055 km south of Bangkok.

Thai media Matichon said the number and identity of the attackers remain unknown.

Read the full story at Xinhua