When a double explosion in Thailand affected more than 50 people
The number of victims after a double blast in the resort shopping center, Big-C, Pattani province in southern Thailand has risen to 56.
This was reported by the Agency Kyodo, citing sources. According to the Agency, the first, relatively low-powered bomb exploded at the entrance to the two-story building about 14:40 local time (10:40 GMT). Then exploded a car bomb, located in the Parking lot of the shopping center. The victims are sent to hospitals.
Earlier it was informed about 20 victims of the bombings in the commercial center of the province of Pattani. This was reported by the newspaper Bangkok Post.
In the provinces of Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat for over 11 years, there are militant groups seeking the separation of the Muslim South of Bangkok. During this time, as a result of bombings and shootings killed more than 6,500 people.