Powerful bomb blast in Thailand, 24 injured

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Powerful bomb blast in Thailand, 24 injured
Yala, Oct 19: At least 24 people including three soldiers were injured in an powerful bomb explosion on Monday, Oct 19 in Thailand's crowded market.

According to police here, the device was hidden in a motorcycle parked in front of the market in Yala town. It went off at 7:30am as customers were shopping for food.

A separatist insurgency in Thailand's Muslim-majority southern provinces has claimed more than 3,900 lives over the past five years.

Sources said, the militants target Buddhists and Muslims, with victims ranging from teachers and security forces to rubber plantation workers.

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