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Bomb kills one, wounds 23 in restive Thai south

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YALA, Thailand, April 18 (Reuters) - Suspected Muslim insurgents detonated a bomb on Monday killing a paramilitary ranger and wounding 23 people in Thailand's restive south, police said, the latest attack in the Muslim-dominated region bordering Malaysia.

A bomb hidden in a parked car exploded in a business district of Yala city, about 100 metres (110 yards) from a food market at 8:10 a.m. (0110 GMT), killing the ranger instantly. Four rangers were wounded.

Nineteen civilians, most of them Buddhists, were also wounded, police said.

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