NYT: Thai military suffers one of highest casualty by a single militant attack incident

Seven soldiers were killed Saturday in a roadside bomb attack in southern Thailand, where insurgents have been active for years. The casualty number was one of the largest suffered by Thai military in years. Col. Metha Singhasena, a police official, said a group of attackers, suspected of being insurgents, detonated the bomb on a rural road in the Krong Pinang district in Yala…