11 soldiers injured in ambush in Pattani

Pattani – Eleven soldiers were injured, two severely, when they were ambushed by Muslim insurgents Wednesday night, police said.

The ambush by bomb and gun attack happened at 9:30 pm on the Tali-ice-Ratapanyung Road in Tambon Tali-ice of Yaring district.

Police said the 11 soldiers were patrolling the area in a military personnel carrier and on two motorcycles when the insurgents detonated a bomb.

Following the explosion, the insurgents bombarded the soldiers with gunfire for five minutes before retreating.

The injured soldiers were rushed to the Yaring hospital.


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