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5 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Malaysia frees 5 straying Thais

Malaysian soldiers on Saturday released five Thais who had been held in custody after they got lost in the forest and strayed across the border into Kedah state.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Nation

Authorities not involved in insurgent's killing: police

Police have denied authorities were involved in the fatal shooting of a key insurgent who was wanted for six security-related crimes in the deep South.

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Bangkok Post

Wanted militant, son slain in Yala

He said Muktar Ali-mama, 31, was a member of an insurgent group and the subject of several arrest warrants, including for murder.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Thailand, Muslim, south, insurgency, Malay, Thaksin, Yingluck, Shinawatra

At a recent event to mark the first anniversary of a landmark peace dialogue in Thailand's troubled south, the mood was more uncertain than celebratory.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bangkok Post

South claims lack clarity

In the rush to stow away unfortunate events to keep the holidays happy, a significant report from the deep South received scant attention.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Bangkok Post

The Big Issue: Cleansing the deep South

The week before Songkran was no holiday for Yala. The provincial capital was hit by coordinated bomb attacks on Sunday, and more on Monday.

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The Nation

Car bombs in the far South: 40 over past decade

In the 10-plus years since 2004 up till last Sunday, when there were multiple explosions in Yala, the far South has seen a total of 40 car bomb attacks.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Bangkok Post

Westerners 'target' of deep South terror...

Australia and the United Kingdom have warned their citizens to avoid travel to Thailand's restive deep South as new information has indicated potential terrorist attacks targeting westerners.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Bangkok Post

Yala demoralised

One person was killed and at least 28 others injured when a string of bomb blasts, including car and motorcycle bombs, rocked downtown Yala on Sunday and Monday.

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The Nation

Safety tips for people in South

As violence escalates in the deep South, with a fresh spate of bombings in Yala, the Central Investigation Bureau 's police education project has come up with "self-protective measures" for officials and residents in the region.

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Bangkok Post

Yala bombs caused B154m damage

Total damages from the bombs on Sunday and Monday in downtown Yala have been estimated at 154 million baht - 50 houses, 15 cars and three motorcycles were wrecked and one person killed with another 38 injured.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Pattaya Mail

CCTV camera catches Yala bombing suspects

Police revealed CCTV footage holding images that could lead to the capture of the bombing suspects in four locations in Yala on April 6 that killed one victim and wounded 30 others.

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The Nation

Army chief visits the deep South

Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha led a team to visit the Fourth Region Internal Security Operations Command in Pattani's Yarang district at 10.40am on Wednesday morning.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Bangkok Post

'I won't give up'

A business operator in Yala vowed on Tuesday to stand against terrorism, after seeing his warehouse set ablaze by a large bomb on Monday.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Asia News Network

South of Thailand on alert after blasts

Security has been beefed up in the restive deep south of Thailand, following destructive bombing attacks in Yala over the past two days Security has been beefed up in the restive deep South of Thailand ahead of the long Songkran holiday next week, following destructive bombing attacks in Yala over the past two days.

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The Nation

'4 possible triggers' for Yala bombings

The bombings in Yala on Sunday and yesterday may stem from four factors, including a challenge by insurgents to the new commander of Army Region 4, Lt Gen Walit Rojanapakdee, a national security agency source said yesterday.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Nation

One dead as co-ordinated blasts hit Thai south

Explosive Ordinance Disposal personels inspect the site of a car bomb which killed one and injured 33 people, in Thailands restive southern province of Yala on Sunday.//AFP PHOTO/Muhammad SABRI One person was killed and 14 wounded Sunday in a series of apparently co-ordinated blasts -- including a car bomb -- in a major town in Thailand's ... (more)

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Malaysian National News Agency

Four Bombs Rock Yala, Killing Two, Injuring 23

Four bomb explosions shook Yala in southern Thailand this evening, killing two people and injuring 23. The charred body of one person was found in a car at one of the bombing locations while the other person died in hospital of severe injuries.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Explosions in southern Thailand kill 1, wound 24

Suspected Muslim insurgents in southern Thailand launched a wave of attacks Sunday that killed one person and wounded 24 others.

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Bangkok Post

Four bombs rock Yala, wound 12

Four bombs exploded in the heart of Yala town on Sunday afternoon, leaving 12 people wounded, 1 of them seriously, and many houses set ablaze, reports said.

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