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Security agencies are on full alert following a report that nine members of a southern separatist group met in Malaysia recently to plan a series of attacks in the deep South.
INSURGENT VIOLENCE has continued in the far South after the devastating car-bomb attack in Yala's Betong district last Friday, two days before the end of Ramadan.
The army Monday denounced militants for killing a 10-year-old girl in Pattani ahead of the Hari Raya new year's day for Muslims in the southern border provinces.
The car bomb that ripped through a busy street in Yala's Betong district last week killing two people and wounding 42 surprised security officials.
Business leaders in Thailand's southern border region yesterday urged the ruling junta to come up with clear measures to deal with insurgent violence in the restive region.
YALA: A late decision to have coffee at an eatery probably spared Seah Choo Pheng from being killed in a bomb blast in Betong here on Friday.
Over the last couple of weeks, Thai authorities in the southernmost provinces have been boasting how they have stepped up security measures to ensure that the last 10 days of Ramadan will be a peaceful period.
A car bomb exploded in Betong district in Yala yesterday evening, killing at least two people and wounding 34 others, three of them seriously.
A car bomb killed at least two people and injured 36 outside a hotel in southern Thailand on Friday, police said, the latest deadly attack in an area plagued by separatist violence for the past decade.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:55 am
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