A member of the Thai bomb squad inspects a car right before it...
... explodes in the Narathiwat province.
The Thai officer was seriously wounded during the bomb blast.
The Thai officer, who was not identified, is pelted by flying debris and bomb fragments from the car.
The Thai officer is lucky to be alive as there is little left of the car after the explosion.
Tense photographs capture the moment a car bomb went off as a Thai officer was inspecting the vehicle on Friday, July 1. Three hidden roadside bombs killed two people and wounded 13 others in southern Thailand. Officials believe Islamist militants are behind the bombings.