Three police officers were killed and 20 people wounded in a bomb attack in the southern province of Pattani, Thailand, on April 25.

The remote-control bomb, hidden near a police security checkpoint, went off at around 7:00 pm (local time) in Sai Buri district, according to the local authorities.

Thailand’s three southernmost provinces of Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat are in the grip of a decade-long insurgency which has seen more than 6,000 people killed - the majority of them civilians.-VNA