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Troops Boost Thai Muslim South; New Attacks Feared

More than 800 heavily armed troops arrived in Thailand’s Muslim south Monday where authorities are on full alert for possible suicide attacks after a bloody uprising last week, officials said. The soldiers, mostly veterans of a peacekeeping mission in East Timor, will join a stepped up security effort in the region after clashes killed 108 militants and five security men last Wednesday. Police suspect the next wave of violence in the restive south could involve suicide bomb attacks. “We have sent out warnings to security agencies in the region to be on alert and vigilant against possible suicide bombs after the Wednesday incidents,” a police general told reporters. Full Story

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