Army ranger wounded by landmine in Si Sa Ket


SI SA KET, April 26 — An army ranger was wounded today by stepping on an old landmine while on patrol along Thai-Cambodian border in Si Sa Ket’s Khun Han district.

Identified as Kheam Pama, the victim is assigned to Special Forces Rangers based in Si Sa Ket’s Kantharalak district. He was sent to Khun Han hospital before being transferred to Sapasit Prasong Camp Hospital at Ubon Ratchathani.

The victim was on patrol duty along Thai-Cambodian border at Chong Phra Pha Lai in Khun Han district early this morning.

He was wounded on his left leg by an explosive device which has not yet been identified.