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Thailand: Two more explosions target tourist resort of Hua Hin01:53

Thailand: Two more explosions target tourist resort of Hua Hin

Thailand, Hua Hin
August 12, 2016 at 06:46 GMT -00:00 · Published

Four bombs have been detonated in the coastal tourist resort of Hua Hin, killing two people, on Friday. The attack was part of a series of coordinated blasts across Thailand, with explosions being reported in Phuket, Trang, Phang Nga and Surat Thani with one person being killed in the latter.

On Thursday night, Twin bombs hit the popular tourist area, injuring foreigners and tourists. On Friday morning two more explosions hit the clock tower in the town's centre.

No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack. Police have ruled out international terrorism with suspicion falling on separatist anti-royalist groups.

Hua Hin is popular with both tourists and the royal family; the King's favoured residence outside of Bangkok is in the town.

Thailand: Two more explosions target tourist resort of Hua Hin01:53
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Four bombs have been detonated in the coastal tourist resort of Hua Hin, killing two people, on Friday. The attack was part of a series of coordinated blasts across Thailand, with explosions being reported in Phuket, Trang, Phang Nga and Surat Thani with one person being killed in the latter.

On Thursday night, Twin bombs hit the popular tourist area, injuring foreigners and tourists. On Friday morning two more explosions hit the clock tower in the town's centre.

No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack. Police have ruled out international terrorism with suspicion falling on separatist anti-royalist groups.

Hua Hin is popular with both tourists and the royal family; the King's favoured residence outside of Bangkok is in the town.

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