Yala :

A soldier was killed and three others wounded, one seriously, in a home-made bomb explosion in Muang district Wednesday morning, police said.

The bomb, which went off at 5.20am, was made of a gas cylinder, weighing between 20-25 kilogrammes. It had been laid at the foot of a tree on a road along an embankment leading to a security checkpoint at Sapan Dam in Muang district.