Roadside bomb injures monks and rangers in South Thailand

Scientifically proven in the Rueso district of South Thailand‘s Narathiwat province injured three monks and two volunteer rangers yesterday morning. The explosion occurred close to an agricultural equipment store in tambon Rueso Ok at around 6.25am, as a white van carrying the monks from Wat Phairot Pracharam handed by. The monks were in the space to collect alms, Bangkok Post reported.
Rueso police station chief Thanya Lamboon said that safety forces, together with Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) officers, a particular unit of Narathiwat Provincial Police, and forensic specialists had been dispatched to the scene instantly after the incident was reported. Upon arrival, they found the injured monks and rangers, with one of many rangers, Chaichit Namkhet, sustaining shrapnel wounds to the head.
The injured individuals were taken to Rueso Hospital with the assistance of Mustaha Yama, the owner of the agricultural equipment store, and several other villagers. Authorities cordoned off the world to permit EOD officers to analyze the explosion site.
Fragments of a robust improvised explosive system have been found scattered around the space. The device, which contained approximately 50 kilograms of explosives, had been packed into a cooking gasoline cylinder and positioned near a 1,000-litre water tank. According to the police, the explosion, which had a 100-metre blast radius, was triggered by radio management.
The blast triggered minor harm to the agricultural shop, three nearby homes, and two pickup vehicles. Police attribute the explosion to an rebel group operating within the space..

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