Thailand: gunmen storm military base in south of country

Posted on February 13, 2013 • Filed under: Asia, Terrorism, Thailand, Tourist Warning

According to, gunmen have stormed a military base in southern Thailand, according to an army spokesman. The assault, which is the most deadly in some eight years of violence, has left at least 16 militants dead.
The gun battle between soldiers and at least 60 insurgents happened Wednesday in the province of Narathiwat on the Malaysian border. The violence is the latest in a series of attacks in Thailand’s three majority-Muslim southernmost provinces. The most recent attack Wednesday was the deadliest since security forces stormed the Krue Se mosque in Southern Thailand in 2004, killing 32 Muslims. Read Article

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