Muslim insurgents conducted five simultaneous bomb attacks on karaoke bars in Narathiwat province; five were wounded. Police killed three insurgents in Yala province. Two additional bombs were detonated at a gas station and a hotel; two were wounded. The military is considering deploying addition troops to the south.

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.

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