Mosque at Bang Khao, Nong Chik District in Pattani, Southern Thailand.

Prime minister Srettha visiting restive south amid heightened security

Security has been increased in Pattani’s Mueang district today, ahead of a visit by Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin to this southernmost province.

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The district is also home to the Krue Se Mosque, which was the scene of a massacre in 2004, in which 32 people were killed by Thai security forces following a day-long siege. The prime minister is scheduled to meet local people, after praying at the provincial pillar.

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