Street in Patong, Phuket

A roundabout in Patong, Phuket. Photo: Roma Neus.

Phuket police ramp up vigilance after Songkhla bombings


PHUKET: Police across Phuket have been ordered to ramp up security inspections and to report any suspicious activities during the New Year holidays in the wake of the two co-ordinated bombings at Samila Beach in Songkhla on Wednesday night (Dec 25).

Provincial Police Region 9 has ruled out the possibility that two bomb attacks in Songkhla, more than 460 kilometres from Phuket, were politically motivated and said that investigators were looking at other possible motives, including a conflict among groups of local tourism operators.

Full story: thephuketnews.com

By The Phuket News

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