Thailand: Muslim separatists attack security forces

A roadside bomb has killed seven Special Forces soldiers in an ambush in Narathiwat’s Rangae district, in southern Thailand [May 10]. [The Nation, Thailand, May 10] Two policemen have also been killed in a raid on a security checkpoint in the Narathiwat province, while a local government official has been gunned down. [AFP, May 11] The separatists are purported to be changing their tactics, increasingly concentrating attacks on security forces rather than on civilians. [Reuters, May 11]

From Security Briefs, May 11

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