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Soldier slain in Pattani ambush

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PATTANI - A soldier was killed and four others injured in an ambush carried out by a group of suspected insurgents on Friday night, police said. 

Police said a military task force unit was on its way on a four-wheeler truck when an unknown number of unarmed militants fired at the vehicle. The soldiers attempted to drive the truck out of the danger and returned fire briefly.

After the gunfight, the gunmen fled and the injured officers were rushed to hospital.

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