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One killed, 30 injured in southern Thailand car bombing | Crime News

Attack was in a police compound in Narathiwat, a border province witnessing a decades-long uprising.

At least one person has been killed and 30 wounded when a car bomb exploded in a police compound in southern Thailand, police said.

Tuesday’s blast in Narathiwat province came shortly after a suspect drove a car into the police accommodation and abandoned it, according to Narathiwat Governor Sanan Pongaksorn.

Police were checking security camera footage to identify the suspect, the governor added.

“We are still clearing the area and the number of injured could increase,” said Lieutenant Colonel Niti Suksan, Narathiwat deputy police commissioner.

The fatality was a police officer, while the injured included both civilians and officers, according to Pornprasit Jantra, director of the Narathiwat Rajanagarindra hospital.

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