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Muslim insurgents killed five people wounded three more in a string of attacks in the south. A Muslim former district head was killed in a drive-by in Narathiwat. A government bank worker was killedon his motocycle, while a Buddhist man and his 14-year-daughter were killed at their home in Pattani. Two defense volunteers were killed returning home in Yala province.
Police arrested 15 Pakistani nationals in the southern province of Yala who are suspected of having links to terror groups. One of those arrested transferred money to a "blacklisted" Pakistani group.
Insurgents killed one soldier and wounded another after ambushing a patrol in Narathiwat's Si Sakhon district. Insurgents killed three employees of a wholesale chicken company in Pattani's Sai Buri district.
A Thai court rejected a US request to extradite Victor Bout, a Russian arms dealer known as the "Merchant of Death." Bout has shipped arms to the Taliban, Hezbollah, and the Islamic Courts in Somalia.
Muslim insurgents ambushed and killed three soldiers and wounded four others as they traveled to meet local villagers in Tala. A ranger died from his wounds in a hospital in Yala after insurgents attacked his military outpost in Bannang Sata district.
Suspected Muslim insurgents disguised as police officers killed five people and wounded three others at a fruit stall in Pattani's Sai Buri district. The insurgents opened fire on customers and fruit vendors, killing four men and one woman and wounding three, including two children, before setting a truck ablaze and escaping towards Kapho district.
Insurgents rampaged through Narathiwat's Bacho district, killing four Buddhists and burning their homes. A Buddhist rubber tapper farmer was killed by insurgents in Pattani province. A roadside bomb planted by insurgents injured 3 Thai soldiers after leaving their outpost in Narathiwat's Bacho district.
Four insurgents killed a father and son in front of their home at a local village checkpoint in Narathiwat province. Insurgents killed a security guard working at the front office of the Chairat Parawood Company in Yala™s Raman district. A couple working at a university in Pattani was shot and wounded by an insurgent.
Thai authorities arrested a key insurgent leader of the Runda Kumpulan Kecil separatist movement in a raid on his hideout in Yala™s Muang district. He is wanted for his connection to several bombings. An estimated 365 schools are closed for three days in Narathiwat province due to security concerns about the rising number of murders of teachers by insurgents.
Insurgents killed two teachers, a husband and wife, in Narathiwat province. A Muslim villager was killed at his house and a school janitor was shot dead in Pattani province. A Muslim woman was shot to death on her way to mosque in Yala province. Authorities raided an insurgent camp that was abandoned just hours before police arrived.
An insurgent bomb attack wounded three police officers and one soldier in Yala's Raman district. Suspected insurgents wounded three people in a drive-by in Narathiwat's Rueso district. Four locals were wounded in a bomb explosion in a market in Pattani's Khok Pho district.
A shootout between insurgents and Thai soldiers resulted in the deaths of one soldier and one insurgent in Yala™s Muang district. Two soldiers were also wounded in a raid to apprehend an insurgent bombmaker, Mohammad Sarai. A Muslim village chief was killed in Pattani province.
Muslim insurgents killed another married couple in a drive-by shooting in Pattani™s Khoke Pho district. The husband and wife were heading to their rubber plantation. A Thai solder was killed by insurgents on a motorcycle in Yala's Muang district. Three soldiers assigned as security escorts for local teachers were injured by a roadside bomb in Narathiwat's Tak Bai district.
Muslim insurgents killed a couple in a drive-by Pattani™s Panare district. A Thai ranger was injured and his 2-year-old son was killed in an attack by insurgents in Narathiwat™s Rangae district. Insurgents killed a defense volunteer in an ambush in Narathiwat™s Rueso district; three more defense volunteers were seriously wounded in an IED attack.
Insurgents killed five people in the south. In Pattani province, a Buddhist man and his wife were killed in a drive-by, while a young Muslim man was killed in a separate incident. A Muslim woman was killed returning from a market in Yala. A sub-lieutenant was shot while speaking to residents in Narathiwat province.
Insurgents killed two men in separate incidents in Pattani's Kapho district. A Muslim man was killed in a drive-by shooting while on his way home. Additionally, a rubber taper was shot and killed on his motorcycle while his wife was injured on the way to a rubber plantation.
Insurgents killed two people and wounded four others in separate attacks in Pattani province. An assistant village chief was killed and two civilians wounded in one attack, and a former president of a local organization was killed in a separate attack. Two insurgents evaded capture when Thai authorities raided their forest hideout.