Bombs rock army base at Thailand-Malaysia border


Modified 4 Jun 2019, 10:38 am

Three bomb explosions rocked an army base at the Thailand-Malaysia border in Waeng District, Narathiwat in southern Thailand yesterday morning, injuring one civilian.

Bukit Tar Police Chief Warid Chedo said in the 7 am (local time) incident, a home-made bomb exploded near the army base at the Bukit Tar-Bukit Bunga border, Waeng District.

He said the bomb, weighing five kilogrammes was planted by the roadside, nearly 300 metres from the army base.

“The bomb was activated with a timer. The 48-year-old victim, who was at the location, was injured due to shrapnel,” he said.

He said when a police team checked the scene, they found that two more bombs that had exploded, but no further injuries were reported.

- Bernama

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