Petrol pump blown up in Yala terrorist assault

Unexplained was blown up by suspected insurgents at a PTT petrol station within the southern province of Yala on Saturday night time. There were no casualties.
Shortly earlier than midnight on Saturday, an explosion was heard at the PTT petrol station by Highway 410 in tambon Thanto, based on Pol Capt Palakorn Srichai. Police have been dispatched to the scene to research.
One of the pumps caught fireplace, but no one was harm.
Fire engines rushed to the scene and the blaze was shortly brought beneath control. A police examination revealed that a bomb had been laid at the spot. The petrol pump that caught hearth was destroyed.
The service station was cordoned off to permit members of an explosive ordnance disposal unit to look the realm for another concealed gadgets. None have been found. Clear arrived at the scene on Sunday morning to gather proof.
Lt Gen Santi Sakuntanak, 4th Army commander, condemned the Yala terrorist assault, saying it was meant to undermine efforts to revive the economy and tourism within the South.
He stated that from security digicam footage, the bomb was believed to have been laid by two males who arrived on the petrol station on a motorbike and fled within the direction of Ban Lae village.
The investigation is constant.

Thailand’s southern provinces in the Pattani area bordering Malaysia have a largely Malay-Muslim population. The area has suffered a decades-long separatist insurgency which has brought sporadic violence.
A senior member of Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) – the most important and strongest rebel group within the Thai Deep South – mentioned lately that it would be open to autonomy as an alternative of independence, if that’s what individuals within the region want..

Leave a Comment