Yala hit by 4 bomb attacks
- Published: 7 Apr 2013 at 22.04
- Online news:
Yala municipality was hit by four bomb attacks by suspected militants late Sunday evening, leaving two residents injured.
Photos by Muhammad Ayub Pathan The attacks took place at about 7pm at four locations including Cola Hotel on Khotchaseni Road, Seven Inn apartment on Phuttha Phoom Road, Grand Palace Hotel on Chareon Chai Road and Thep Viman Hotel on Sri Bamrung Road. At the first spot, suspected militants parked a motorcycle equipped with an improvised explosive device (IED) in the hotel’s underground motorcycle parking area where visitors and employees park their machines and detonated it remotely with a mobile phone. The bomb injured one person, said Pol Maj Gen Peera Boonliang, the Yala police chief. Assailants riding a motorcycle threw a grenade at a common area in front of the Seven Inn apartment, but no one was injured. A bomb later exploded at a public phone booth outside Grand Palace...
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