Applied Knowledge

4th day of violence across southern Thailand claims 1 life and injures 3

Date of Occurrence: 29th December 2018 Location: Pattani Province, Thailand Event: Shooting Fatalities: 1 Injuries/Displaced: 3

Southern Thailand has experienced 4 days in a row of violent attacks, likely by Muslim separatists, with the latest claiming the life of 1 civilian and wounding 3 soldiers during a gun-battle.


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Al-Shabaab militants kill 8 Somali soldiers in attack on military base in Bay Region 

Date of Occurrence: 29th December 2018 Location: Bay Region, Somalia Event: Shooting Fatalities: 8 Injuries/Displaced: 0

Al-Shabaab militants attacked a military base in the Bay Region of Somalia, killing 8 soldiers. The attack lasted more than 6 hours, with militants incoming from all sides trying to over-run the base. At least 14 militants were killed.




Man crashes stolen van into bollards on La Rambla 

Date of Occurrence: 28th December Location: La Rambla, Barcelona, Spain Event: Vehicle Ramming Fatalities: 0 Injuries/Displaced: 0

A man driving a stolen van crashed into anti-ram bollards on La Rambla, a pedestrian street in Barcelona. No one was injured and the man was arrested.