Bomb explosions in Thailand, nine civilians injured

YALA (Bernama) — Nine people including three children were injured due to bomb explosions in four districts in the Yala province, southern Thailand yesterday.

Yala Police Chief Police General Krissada Kaewjandi said the first blast was believed to have occurred at about 7.10pm on Tuesday in Kampung Jakbenae, in Yaha District where five bombs were exploded causing injuries to three civilians including two women after five electric poles collapsed.

In addition, two other bombs exploded near the Kampung Nibong Mosque in Mueang Yala District causing two electric poles to collapse.

However, no injuries and fatalities were reported in the 7.20pm incident, he said.

“In the district of Than To, two bombs were detonated. The first bomb exploded at a local bank’s ATM machine and left a civilian injured.

“The bomb exploded in a convenience store and caused injuries to five people including three girls,” he said when contacted.