Insurgents set fire to car showroom in Thailand.BANGKOK, Aug. 22 Kyodo
Armed insurgents set fire to a Honda Motor showroom in southern Thailand's Pattani Province This article is about southern province of Thailand. For other uses, see Pattani (disambiguation).
Pattani (Thai ปัตตานี) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand. on Wednesday, damaging 15 cars and two motorcycles, local police said.
The police said five to 10 insurgents carrying guns and wearing face masks forced their way into the showroom around 2:30 a.m., and after forcing the showroom's security guards to lie on the floor, set the cars on fire and escaped.
The police added that the attack caused an estimated 10 million baht baht
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Noun 1. (about $310,000) in damage.
The Honda showroom was previously targeted by an arson attack in 2007, according to according to
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More than 4,800 people have been killed and more than 8,500 wounded since a separatist insurgency erupted in 2004 in southern Thailand.