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In a suspected insurgency attack in Thailand’s “Deep South”, men armed with guns hijacked a garbage truck, tied up 4 binmen on the roadside and placed a 50kg explosive inside the vehicle. The suspected insurgents drove to a police checkpoint where they detonated the bomb, blowing up the garbage truck and injuring one police officer. The incident happened yesterday evening along the Pattani – Narathiwat road in Pattani province in southern Thailand. At around 8pm last night, 4 binmen were driving to a landfill site – around 3km away from the police checkpoint – when a group of suspected insurgents […]

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This is just a theory... But to put any explosive into the bed of a garbage truck would only serve to contain the blast. Thankfully they didn't put the explosive in the back of a tuk tuk and park it if front of the police station. Regardless, I'm not planning to visit the southern provinces anytime soon. 

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