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Rangers found an unexploded MK-82 bomb in the forest of Ton Nga Chang Wildlife Sanctuary in the southern province of Songkhla. The authorities believe the bomb was left over from the Communist insurgency in Thailand over 40 years ago. The Communist insurgency in Thailand was a guerilla war lasting from 1965 until 1983, fought mainly between the Communist Party of Thailand (CPT) and the Thai government. The war began to wind down in 1980 following the declaration of amnesty, and in 1983, the CPT abandoned the insurgency entirely, ending the conflict. The MK-82 bomb or Mark 82 bomb, a US unguided low-drag general-purpose […]

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