NNA – (AFP) Three people were killed and 14 wounded by a motorcycle bomb blast in Thailand’s deep south, officials said on Friday, in the latest deadly attack to strike the war-torn region.
The blast on Thursday evening struck near a grocery shop in the Rangae district of southernmost Narathiwat province, which borders Malaysia.
An army official and two civilians -— a man and a woman -— were killed in the attack as a series of other bombs also went off in the area without any casualties, district police commander Phakdi Preechachol told AFP.
““The most devastated location was the site of the motorcycle bomb, all the casualties were from this spot,”” he said.
Among the wounded is a ranger who had a leg amputated following the attack, the commander added, while four others who sustained injuries have already been discharged from hospital.
Investigations are under way to find out who was behind the attack. (AFP)