Six wounded in Pattani grenade attack

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PATTANI, June 11 – Six people including two police officers and four villagers were wounded in an M-79 grenade attack at a police checkpoint in Pattani Sunday night. 

Police collected evidence at the site outside the Yarang police station Monday morning.  Shrapnel from an M-79 grenade was found at the scene.

Investigators said an unknown number of gunmen hid behind the health centre opposite the police station, firing an M-79 grenade at the checkpoint.

Police searched the area but the attackers fled through a wooded area.