Southern Thailand: Bombing spree continues in Yala, injuring 20

A grocery shop in Muang district in Yala province is caught fire after two bombs on Friday. (Photo by Maluding Tido)

Four more bombs exploded in Yala’s Muang district this morning, injuring two and bringing the total number of bombing incidents in the province since Thursday night to 28 and casualties to 20.

Explosive Ordnance Disposal officers Friday morning also collected and destroyed another three bombs.

Pol Gen Chamlong Suvaluck, commander of Yala police, and officers from the EOD unit went to inspect the scene of the first bombing around 7am in tambon Sateng Nok. A ping-pong bomb had been thrown into a shop owned by Pimchai Wongwaiwisawakul, causing damage to the store, but no injuries.

The second location was at a morning tea shop owned by Klin Boonmak in the same tambon. One person was hurt and the shop was slightly damaged…

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