Two policemen were killed and three others injured  by a bomb while on the way to provide security for a polling unit in Rueso district of Narathiwat province on Sunday morning.

The incident occurred shortly before 8am while five policemen were travelling in a vehicle to the polling unit for the Senate election at Ban Sue Lo in tambon Riang of Rueso district.

A bomb planted on the road to the polling unit was activated by Patani independence Army  while the police vehicle was passing over it.