Two soldiers were injured, one seriously, by a bomb explosion while on patrol providing security for teachers in Tak Bai district of Narathiwat province .

The attack occurred about 8.40am while six soldiers attached to Narathiwat Task Force 31 were patrolling on three motorcycles on a road to Ban Taliang in tambon Ko Sathon.

A bomb planted on the road was detonated remotely with a communication radio.  The explosion wounded Warrant Officer Waichart Promraksa and Pvt Jenwit Kerdphra, leaving a hole on the road.