February 27, attackers detonated a car bomb near the base of the patrol police of Thailand in the province of Pattani, populated mainly by Muslims. The explosion wounded seven police officers and two civilians.
Police sources said that the explosive device was made of a gas cylinder. The criminals put him in the car, stolen from the same shop. During the theft in the shop owner was shot three times, but he survived.
The explosion caused considerable material damage.
In the southern provinces of Thailand, where the predominant Muslim population, since 2004 attacks. Victims of terrorism and the response of the authorities were more than five thousand people. According to official data, in recent years the level of violence is on the decline.