Two soldiers killed in bomb explosion in Yala

Two soldiers were killed and two others seriously wounded when a home-made bomb exploded at a school in Muang district of Yala province this morning.

 Initial report from Yala said that a special action force of the Infantry 5033 unit was giving protection to teachers at Kanarat Bamrung school in Tambon Yupo of Muang district when a bomb hidden beneath an outdoor  marble bench exploded killing and wounding  four  soldiers sitting on and near the bench.

Killed were identified as Sgt Prathes Chan-on, and Pvt Wutthichai Boonthongchuay.

Police said that the bomb was detonated by radio remote control.