Sixteen insurgents are killed in an attack by terrorists on an army base in the south of Thailand. Deaths in the region, due to terrorism, have risen to 5000 since the start of the current insurrection in 2004.
For a report on the latest attack see the report in the Bangkok Post.
Southern Thailand is one of the world's hotspots for terrorism and one of the most neglected by the 'Western' press.
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