THAILAND: PATTANI COURT SENTENCES DUO TO DEATH OVER BIG C BOMBING
September 26, 2018:
The Pattani Provincial Court on September 19, 2018 sentenced Su-ai-mee Sama-ae and Sama-ae Mamah to death for their role in the 2017 Big C department store bomb attack that injured 61 people, including children, and caused millions of baht worth of property damage, Pattani Task Force commander Maj-General Jatuporn Kalampasut said. (Sources: The Nation, 20/09/2018)
The attack on May 9, 2017, took place when a pickup truck, rigged with explosives, blew up near the store’s entrance in downtown Pattani. Another bomb, packed inside a motorcycle left in the car park, also exploded at around the same time, Pattani police chief Maj-General Thanongsak Wangsupa said.