Not Exactly interesting Cars News but This incredible sequence of pictures captures the moment a car bomb exploded this morning in Thailand’s southern province of Narathiwat.The images show a member of a Thai bomb squad standing to the left of the car as it is blown apart in the blast.The man was hurt in the blast although the extent of his injuries is unknown.The bomb is believed to have been planted by separatist militants behind the uprising by the Malaysian border, in the south of the country.
Critics accuse the government of failing to address the grievances of Thailand’s Malay Muslim minority, including alleged abuses by the military and a perceived lack of respect for their ethnic identity, language and religion.
Last week a triple bombing killed two villagers and wounded nine others – four of which were police who had rushed to the scene of the explosion to help victims.
The devices had been buried at three different locations around a reservoir in Narathiwat province.
Narathiwat and neighbouring Yala and Pattani have seen a shift in the scale and sophistication of insurgent attacks in the past few months, with Muslim and Buddhist villagers, soldiers, police and school teachers among the victims of coordinated bombings and ambushes.