Piling on to the gruesome jihad attacks yesterday in Thailand comes this monstrous news from our man on the ground there:
What kind of savages explode bombs in schoolyards, and shoot parents and toddlers on their way home from school? The attacks had slowed during the floods of the last few weeks, but now that the water has receded the devout Muslims are back to murdering children, teachers and the soldiers and police officers who guard the schools.Where are the ‘moderate’ Muslims? Why aren’t they protesting in their thousands at the abduction of their religion by savages who shoot two year old children in the stomach?It is 1am Friday morning in Thailand, but the radio is alive with reports of terror attacks on Thursday evening: a shooting here, a bombing there.Today promises to be another bad day in Thailand’s south because Friday is the Muslim holy day and that is always the worst.ChaiMan, 2-yr-old shot in Pattani; two hurt as school bombed THE NATION December 13, 2013 1:00 amA villager and his 2-year-old son were shot and seriously wounded in Pattani's Sai Buri district on Wednesday night, police said yesterday.
Manusi Samae, 32, was riding his motorcycle home at around 8pm on Wednesday night after picking up his kids from school when he was shot by two men on another motorcycle. He sustained gunshot wounds in the neck, shoulder and right leg. His son Musa, 2, was shot in the stomach, while his 6-year-old daughter received scratches after falling off the motorcycle.In the same district, a bomb went off yesterday morning inside Ban Lahan Mitraparp School compound, injuring volunteer ranger Masukee Ya, 22, and village defence volunteer Mamu Hayijehdeh, 35. Two cars belonging to teachers were damaged. The two wounded men were part of a six-strong patrol protecting the school.In Songkhla's Thepa district, a police car was slightly damaged by a bomb at 10am yesterday and one officer was slightly injured. Following an earlier report of a suspicious object found in front of Ban Tuyong School in Pak Bang sub-district, four cops in the vehicle were setting up a checkpoint at a nearby intersection when the bomb went off. Police blamed the ongoing insurgency in the deep South.Meanwhile, 10 banners with slogans denouncing the Thai state were found in Narathiwat's Sungai Padi, Rangae and Muang districts yesterday. Four such banners were found in Yala's Muang district, while three in Bannang Sata district.