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.