Thai bomb attack in south kills 2 Buddhist monks

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Posted: May 16, 2011 3:12 AM
Thai bomb attack in south kills 2 Buddhist monks

Thailand's army says suspected Islamic insurgents set off a roadside bomb in the country's restive south, killing two Buddhist monks.

Army Maj. Gen. Akara Tiproj says two soldiers were also wounded in Monday's attack in the Muslim-dominated province of Yala.

More than 4,200 people have been killed in predominantly Buddhist Thailand's three Muslim-dominated southern provinces since an Islamist insurgency erupted here in 2004.