Two bombs rock Satun Police Station

SATUN, Thailand (Bernama) – Two bombs exploded in Satun Police Station in southern Thailand last night but no casualties were reported.

Muang Satun Police Chief Colonel Pacharapol Na Nakorn said in the first incident at about 10.15pm, a bomb was believed to have exploded in a rubbish bin in front of Satun police station.

In the second incident at 10.50pm, he said another bomb placed on a motorcycle went off in the police station’s parking area.

“The bomb squad found the bombs used in the incident were homemade as there were no sharpnel found,” he said.

A car and a motorcycle in the police station car park were damaged in the incident.

Pacharapol said police also found a bomb in Makro Supermarket and succeeded in defusing it.

Meanwhile, police also found four sus-picious looking objects in Pakpayun district in Pattalung province.

Investigations were ongoing.