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December 2022

Casualties

In December 2022, there were three recorded incidents of explosive weapon use in Thailand, one of which resulted in seven civilian casualties, three of whom were killed and four injured. Civilians accounted for 64% of all 11 casualties, as four armed actors were also injured.

On 06 December 2022, three rail workers were killed and four injured in an IED explosion on train-tracks in Tha Pho, Songkhla.

Sources: Says, Bangkok Post, Associated Press

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November 2022

Casualties

In November 2022, there were three recorded incidents of explosive weapon use in Thailand, which resulted in 30 civilian casualties, all of whom were injured. An additional three armed-actor casualties were also reported, of whom two were killed and one injured.

On 22 November 2022, 29 people were injured and one police offiver was killed in a car bomb explosion near a school and police station in Muang, Narathiwat.

Sources: Thai PBS, Reuters, Benar News

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October 2022

Casualties

In October 2022, there were no recorded incidents of explosive weapon use in Thailand which resulted in civilian casualties. There were five record armed-actor casualties, all of whom were injured. 

On 21 October 2022, five rangers were injured in a roadside bomb explosion in Chanae, Narathiwat, while driving across a bridge on the Sai Buri river.

Sources: Bangkok Post

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September 2022

Casualties

In September 2022, there were two recorded incidents of explosive weapon use in Thailand, one of which resulted in one civilian injury. Civilians accounted for one of ten total casualties, as one armed actor was also killed and eight injured. 

On 12 September 2022, four Thai military rangers and one civilian were injured in a roadside IED explosion in Si Banphot, Narathiwhat, while on their way back from distributing humanitarian aid.

Sources: ThaiPBS

Education

On 06 September 2022, an IED reportedly planted by Malay Muslim Separatists was found at Ban Pu La Che Mu Do School in Pu La Che Mu Do village in the Narathiwat region of Thailand. 

Source: ACLED

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August 2022

Casualties

In August 2022, there were eight recorded incidents of explosive weapon use in Thailand, seven of which resulted in 13 civilian casualties, two of whom were killed and 11 injured. At least two of the recorded civilian casualties were women. Civilians accounted for 57% of all 23 casualties, as one armed actor was also killed and nine injured. 

On 24 August 2022, three civilians were injured when a remote-detonated roadside IED exploded, flipping over their truck, on a highway near Ban Iso village, Narathiwat.

Sources: Nation Thailand, Thaiger, NewsNGR

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July 2022

Casualties

In July 2022, there was one recorded incident of explosive weapon use in Thailand, which resulted in five civilian injuries, all of whom were children. There were no armed-actor casualties recorded in Thailand in July. 

On 26 July 2022, five students were injured in an IED explosion in a classroom, in Ayutthaya, when a student that carried a bomb to school inside a school bag accidentally dropped the bag.

Sources: Thaiger, Counter IED

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June 2022

Casualties

In June 2022, there were two recorded incidents of explosive weapon use in Thailand, one of which resulted in one civilian death. Civilians constituted 25% of the total four casualties, as three armed actors were also injured. 

On 29 June 2022, a man was killed by a Myanmar military mortar shell which landed on the Thai side of the border with Karen state. 

Sources: Karen News

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May 2022

Casualties

In May 2022, there were no incidents of explosive weapon use that resulted in civilian casualties in Thailand. There was one incident of explosive weapon use recorded in Thailand that resulted in three armed-actors being injured. 

On 25 May 2022, three security officers were injured in a grenade attack by unknown non-state actors in Narathiwat. Gunfire was also reported. 

Sources: Bangkok Post, Today News

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March 2022

Casualties

In March 2022, there were four incidents of explosive weapon use recorded in Thailand, one of which resulted in two civilian casualties. There were also 16 armed-actor casualties recorded across the four incidents, two of whom were killed and 14 injured. 

On 10 March 2022, two civilians were injured, alongside four rangers, by an improvised explosive device explosion near a school in Bannang Sata, Yala. 

Sources: Bangkok Post, Thaiger

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February 2022

Casualties

In February 2022, there were three incidents of explosive weapon use recorded in Thailand, one of which resulted in one civilian casualty. There were eight armed-actor casualties recorded across the three incidents, all of whom were injured. 

On 3 February 2022, a civilian was injured by an IED explosion in a village in Ban Na, Songkhla. 

Sources: Bangkok Post, Thaiger

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January 2022

Casualties

In December 2021, there were two incidents of explosive weapon use recorded in Thailand, one of which resulted in one civilian casualty and the other in two armed-actor casualties. On 28 January 2022, a civilian was injured when multiple IEDs were detonated in a commercial area of Yala in southern Thailand.

Sources: Reuters, Arab News

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December 2021

Casualties

In December 2021, there was one incident of explosive weapon use recorded in Thailand, which resulted in three civilian casualties. On 13 December 2021, three civilians were injured by an improvised explosive device that exploded on a train track in Khok Pho, Pattani. Of the three injured, one was a passenger and two were train staff. 

Sources: Bangkok Post, Crisis24

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November 2021

Casualties

In November 2021, there were no recorded civilian casualties of explosive weapon use in Thailand. There was one recorded casualty-causing incident on 1 November 2021, in which three armed actors, all police, were injured by a roadside bomb in Raman, Yala. 

Sources: Bangkok Post

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September 2021

Casualties

There were two incidents of explosive weapon use in Thailand in September 2021, none of which caused civilian casualties. In total, three armed actors were killed and four injured in two incidents involving a grenade and an IED, in southern Thailand. On 28 September, two police officers were killed and four injured by a roadside bomb explosion in Chanae, Narathiwat.

Sources: Thaiger, Bangkok Post

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August 2021

There were four incidents of explosive weapon use in Thailand in August 2021, resulting in two civilian casualties and thirteen armed actor casualties. On 9 August, two rubber plantation workers, including one woman, were injured when they stepped on a victim-activated device in Sungai Padi, Narathiwat, in Thailand’s southern peninsula. 

Source: Thaiger

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July 2021

There were nine armed-actor casualties in Thailand in July 2021, all caused by directly emplaced weapons, specifically a roadside bomb and an IED. Sources: Thaiger, Bangkok Post.

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May 2021

In Thailand, one soldier was injured by a landmine on 19 May 2021 during a patrol in Si Sa Ket’s Kantharalak district, near the border with Cambodia in southeastern Thailand. No civilian casualties were recorded. Source: The Nation