Thailand’s jihadists continue their persistent, random acts of violence to advance the cause of what, we’re told, is a Religion of Peace. Funny how that keeps happening. “2 soldiers killed in Yala ambush,” from The Nation, February 20:
Yala – Two soldiers were killed when their patrol unit was ambushed by Muslim insurgents Friday morning.
The ambush happened on Kasode-Buesu Village Road in Tambon Bannang Sata of Bannang Sata districtr at 8:30 am, police said.
The two slain soldiers were identified as Sgt Major 2nd Class Samarnmit Phichit and Pvt Piyachat Chukraithai.
Police said the two were part of a patrol unit of ten soldiers on five motorcycles. The unit was routinely patrolling the road to provide safety for teachers when they were fired at.