Security measures stepped up in southern Thailand following weekend's bomb blasts
Last update: 11/03/2019
BANGKOK, March 11 (Bernama) -- Security measures have been stepped up in southern Thailand following the weekend's bombings in which nobody was reportedly killed or injured, reported Xinhua news agency, quoting a government official on Monday.
Authorities, including military and police officers, have been put on alert and security measures stepped up in Satun and Phatthalung provinces where bomb blasts occurred but nobody was reportedly killed or injured on Saturday and Sunday, according to Col. Pramote Phromin, the spokesman of the Internal Security Operations Command for southern operations.
The explosions at 11 spots, several of which were reported during pre-dawn hours, included two in the premises of the police station in the capital district of Satun, one near the police station in Pak Phayun district of Phatthalung where the provincial governor, police officers and other government personnel were in an emergency meeting. .....