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Soldier killed

A bomb killed one soldier and injured another while they were on patrol in Pattani's Yaring district yesterday.

Published on January 4, 2008

The three-kilogram bomb was placed in a four-metre high tree and detonated by remote control at about 3.30pm when a group of four soldiers in a military vehicle were on patrol in the area.

The explosion killed Sgt-Major Kiartphrom Chanthrasophon who died after after being admitted to hospital and injured Private Thongmai Nakhonchai. The other two escaped unhurt, police said.

 The Nation

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