Two soldiers and two armed civilian volunteers were killed in the bombing and shooting attack at a checkpoint in Pattani province
late on Tuesday, security force spokesman Pramote Prom-in told Reuters.
Two armed civilian volunteers were killed in the bombing and shooting attack at a checkpoint in Pattani province
, security force spokesman Pramote Prom-in told Reuters, dismissing any link between the terrorist attack and the interrogation of Abdullah Issa Musa, who was found incautious after he had been taken from his residence to a military camp, spreading rumors among the locals that he has been subject to torture.
Beyond religion, the Pattani province
was originally an independent Sultanate, conquered by Thailand in the 1700s, creating long-standing political tension.
Furthermore, a drive-by shooting on January 10 th in neighbouring Pattani province
killed four civil defence volunteers.
They were buried as martyrs,' said Muhammad, a forty-something-year-old Malay resident of Pattani province
According to Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) chief, Lt Gen Sommai Kongvisaisuk, two local men from the Pattani province
who were inside the vehicle were nabbed in the 5pm (local time) police operation.
The delegation visited Sai Buri district in Pattani province
on 27 February 2018 where the Commander of the region Lt Gen Piyawat Nakwanich provided a comprehensive briefing on the projects implemented by the government for Muslim communities under the "Bring People Home Project" and observed its impact on the people.
--Thet Phyo Lin, Burmese fisher, Mueang Pattani, Pattani province
, August 2016
The explosion in Pattani province
also wounded four other soldiers and blew the truck they were travelling in into pieces, with parts of it landing 100 metres away, police major Pompetch Chotiklang said.
Visitors of the park, built in 2008 on a 10 hectare plot of land, can examine replicas, such as Al-Masjid al-Nabawi, Medina, Saudi Arabia, Masjid al-Haram, Makkah, Saudi Arabia, Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem, Palestine, Qolsharif Mosque, Kazan, Tatarstan, Masjid Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Masjid Menara Kudus, Kudus, Indonesia Great Mosque of Xi'an, Xi'an, China, Great Mosque of Samarra, Samarra, Iraq, Pattani Mosque, Pattani Province
, Thailand, Al-Hambra Mosque, Granada, Spain and Aleppo Citadel, Aleppo, Syria, in addition to a series of other famous buildings and sites.
Records also show that currently there are 3,802 registered mosques in Thailand, of which 681, the highest in the country, are located in Pattani Province
, while Bangkok alone has approximately 177 mosques, he said.
SAI BURI, PATTANI PROVINCE
, THAILAND, JUNE 21, 2011, SOURCE: AFPTV