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2 teachers killed in bombing in Thailand’s south

HAT YAI, Thailand (AP) — A roadside bomb exploded in Thailand’s insurgency-plagued south Wednesday, killing two teachers and wounding three other people, police said. Suspected insurgents detonated the explosive as a car carrying three teachers passed by a hospital in Chanae district in Narathiwat province, Police Col. Patta Madawah said. …

Explosions wound 10 in southern Thailand

PATTANI, Thailand (AP) — Police say suspected insurgents detonated two bombs that wounded 10 people and staged a series of minor attacks in nearly 30 spots in Thailand’s violence-plagued south. Police Col. Tongsuk Jaranpong says the militants set off an improvised bomb in a garbage can in the city of …

Flags burnt in attacks in Thailand’s restive south

PATTANI, Thailand (AP) — Suspected insurgents burned Thai flags and raised Malaysian flags in their place in a coordinated operation Friday across Thailand’s Muslim-dominated south that also saw the militants plant bombs that wounded six soldiers, officials said. The unrest came on the anniversary of the 1989 founding of an …

Thailand on alert after bombings in south kill 14

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities are warning of more possible attacks by Islamist insurgents after the deadliest bombings in years in two southern cities over the weekend. Deputy Prime Minister Yuthasak Sasiprapa said Tuesday that attacks similar to Saturday’s coordinated explosions in the commercial districts of Hat Yai and Yala …