Thai army holds 10 in south after raids for car bomb suspects

April 5, 2015 12:58 PM

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BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's army said on Sunday that 10 Muslim activists remained in custody out of a group of 22 detained in the south on April 2 under martial law in connection with a car bombing.

Thailand is predominantly Buddhist but parts of the south are majority Muslim. A low-level insurgency in the region has claimed more than 6,000 lives since January 2004 when resistance to Buddhist rule resurfaced violently.

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