Two killed in bomb blast in Thailand’s restive south


Two insurgents were killed in Thailand’s violence-plagued south after a bomb they were transporting prematurely exploded, the military said on Thursday.

Their deaths came during a night of violence across 11 districts in three of Thailand’s southernmost provinces near the border with Malaysia. More than a dozen grenade and bomb attacks also wounded eight civilians and officials.

No group claimed responsibility for the attacks, which targeted police stations and checkpoints. Continue reading.