A series of bomb blasts hit Thailand over the last 24 hours killing at least one person and injuring more than 20 people. The bombs first went off at the tourist town of Hua Hin on Thursday night 11th August, 2016. They bombs which are believed to be detonated by mobile phones went of near Hua Hin clock tower.
More explosions were reported in the southerns cities of Phang-Nga, Surat Thani,where one person died and Phuket which is popular destination among foreign tourists visiting Thailand.
The country which was preparing for the Mothers Day celebration on Friday on Her Majesty the Queens birthday caught off-guard when the unexpected event happened. The authorities have asked people not to panic. Our staff Sam from Bangkok reported that Bangkok is safe and it is safe to travel in the capital city.
On Friday morning two more explosions were reported from Hua Hin. At this stage we do not know about any causalities resulting from the morning blasts.
Thailand Explosions, Where?
According to BBC news, the explosions occurred in the following towns.
- Two people died in Hua Hin. Totally 4 explosions.
- 2 Blasts occurred in Patong near Phuket.
- One explosion in Phang Nga provonce.
- One person died in Trang province died in an explosion.
- One person killed in Surat Thani where two blasts were reported.
For more details on the blasts see the Bangkok Post news online.