Bomb Blast Hits Train in Pattani, Killing 1

Two banners hung across a rail line in July 2015 near the To Deng train station in Narathiwat province accused the authorities of lying to the international community.

BANGKOK — Police say a bomb exploded and hit a train in southern Thailand, killing one railroad worker and injuring another.

Police Capt. Pramoj Juichuay said the bomb was placed on the tracks and exploded when the train passed over it near a station in Pattani province at around 5:30pm on Saturday. The bomb blast blew off the last carriage of the train.

The train was on its way from Sungai Golak to Hat Yai, near the border with Malaysia.