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Bomb attack in Yala kills at least two and injures many others

A car bomb explosion rocked busy Betong district of Yala province in broad daylight, killing at least two and wounding many others on Friday.

The bomb went off in front of Holiday Hill Hotel in the downtown of this border district at about 5pm. The area was crowded with tourists and local residents shopping for food to eat after fasting.

Initial report said that at least a man and a woman were killed in the attack. Police said attackers concealed about 30 kilogrammes of explosives in a white Mazda which used fake licence plate.

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