Two soldiers wounded in bomb blast

Two soldiers were slightly injured in a bomb blast in front of a post office in Mayo district of Pattani province this afternoon.

It was reported that the two victims were part of an army unit assigned to provide protection to teachers. The unit was passing through the post office on their way back to barracks from school when insurgents believed to be hiding nearby detonated a 5-kg bomb hidden on the roadside near the post office.