Synchronous bomb attacks hit Thailand

Fourteen bombs explode in Muslim majority district of Thailand, injuring 12 people

Photo by: Reuters
Photo by: Reuters

Updated Jul 28, 2015

A synchronous bombing attack in a southeastern predominantly Muslim district of Thailand left more than 12 people wounded on Thursday night.

Twelve people were injured as a result of the bomb attacks which were placed in 14 locations of Yala, according to Chamlong Suvalak police commissioner of the municipality.

The explosives placed in banks, commercial buildings, market places and also near train station, were directed with remote control.

No group claimed responsibility for the attacks, but Suvalak said officials doubted that bomb attacks were launched by insurgent groups who are active in the district.

The bomb attacks came as Thailand military government was preparing for a renegotiation process with the some insurgents in the region.

According to the Benar News, the negotiations between the sides to restart at the end of this month.

In the term of deposed leader Yingluck Sinavatra, ongoing negotiations with the rebels were put aside as the anti-government demonstration raised in 2013.

TRTWorld and agencies