A car bomb explodes as a member of a Thai bomb squad checks it in Narathiwat province
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Thai bomb disposal expert escapes car blast

2 July 2011 Last updated at 14:45 BST

A bomb disposal expert in Thailand has escaped unharmed after attempting to defuse a car bomb as it exploded.

Police in Narathiwat province found three home-made bombs in the abandoned car after receiving a tip-off.

The bomb scare comes just days ahead of Thailand's general election.