Thailand ranks 8th most dangerous country, top in Southeast Asia

Pattani Provincial Central Mosque

Pattani Provincial Central Mosque in the violence plagued South. Photo: Ukwaenterprise / flickr.




Thailand has been ranked No 8 among countries most prone to terrorist attacks mainly due to insurgency in the deep South.

According to the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) covering 158 countries, Thailand is the worst in Southeast Asia and the fifth worst in all Asia. The top four countries in the list are all from Asia – Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan and India – where terrorist incidents were “heavily concentrated”.

Read more: The Nation

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