Thailand blasts - One killed, 14 injured

Bangkok, Mar 31: At least one person was killed and 14 others injured, including 11 policemen, in 10 separate bomb attacks today in Thailand's insurgency-hit Pattani district.

Authorities later sealed the Tambon Yaring Municipality and ordered residents and children to stay indoors, as they swept the area for more bombs in the morning.


At least 10 bombs went off in Pattani's Yaring district, including two at bank cash dispensing machines, wounding 11 policemen, officials said.

There were six explosions at around midnight in the municipality area, of which three were remote bombings but no one was injured. Later a pipe bomb near a post office exploded killing one person and injuring one.

Later several bombs went off, injuring 11 persons, including six members of the bomb squad. No group claimed responsibility for the attacks which authorities have blamed broadly on insurgent groups.


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