The Bangkok Post reports:

Six people were shot dead by suspected militants and 10 police officers were wounded by a roadside bomb Thursday in the latest attacks in Thailand’s restive south, police said.

Police were responding to a report of a number of villagers killed in the Bacho district of Narathiwat province when their vehicle was struck by the blast.

Six villagers who had been out hunting were later found shot dead by suspected militants.

BP: While there have been some injuries in the recent M79 attacks, it pales in comparison to the sheer scale of the violence in the Deep South. This is 6 people killed in a single incident.