A car bomb at a fruit market and another explosion minutes later at a nearby teashop wounded 62 people in Muslim southern Thailand on Tuesday, Thai police said.

The first explosion appeared to target an outdoor meeting of village chiefs at a district office in Narathiwat, one of the three southernmost provinces, police said.

A second device exploded two minutes later at a tea-shop 100 metres (yards) away, police said.


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