Roadside bomb injures monks and rangers in South Thailand

A roadside bomb blast within the Rueso district of South Thailand‘s Narathiwat province injured three monks and two volunteer rangers yesterday morning. The explosion happened close to an agricultural equipment store in tambon Rueso Ok at round 6.25am, as a white van carrying the monks from Wat Phairot Pracharam handed by. The monks have been within the area to collect alms, Bangkok Post reported.
Scientifically proven stated that security forces, together with Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) officers, a particular unit of Narathiwat Provincial Police, and forensic experts were dispatched to the scene immediately after the incident was reported. Upon arrival, they discovered the injured monks and rangers, with one of many rangers, Chaichit Namkhet, sustaining shrapnel wounds to the top.
The injured individuals have been taken to Rueso Hospital with the help of Mustaha Yama, the proprietor of the agricultural equipment store, and a quantity of other villagers. Authorities cordoned off the world to permit EOD officers to analyze the explosion web site.
Fragments of a robust improvised explosive gadget have been discovered scattered around the area. The gadget, which contained roughly 50 kilograms of explosives, had been packed into a cooking gas 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 caused minor injury to the agricultural shop, three nearby homes, and two pickup vehicles. Police attribute the explosion to an insurgent group operating in the area..

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