Southern Thailand: Man killed while planting roadside bomb

Explosive ordnance disposal police inspect the crater left by the bomb explosion in Yala’s Raman district in which a man believed to be the bomber was killed, early Tuesday April 21. (Photo by Maluding Deeto)

A man was killed when a home-made bomb he was planting went off on a roadside in Yala’s Raman district early Tuesday, police said.

Pol Lt Khattiya Samthong, an investigator at Raman police station, said the bomb exploded on the road leading to Village Group 3 in tambon Kayu Boko about 12.30am.

The police sent to the scene found a bomb crater about three metres in diametre and one metre deep on one side of the Kota – Raman road near a Dtac signal tower…