Many Injured After Bomb Explodes Outside Supermarket In Thailand



A bomb has exploded outside a department store in a coastal area of Thailand causing multiple injuries. The blasts happened at the Big-C shopping centre in the town of Pattani.

The area has been popular with western tourists in the past but has been targeted by a number of attacks recently.


Up to 20 people are thought to have been injured following the blast.

Pramote Prom-in, a spokesman for the Thai military in the area, said the suspected car bomb had exploded at the entrance of the Big-C supermarket.




"The explosion wounded about 20 people," he said. No deaths had been reported, he added.

Dramatic pictures from the scene show a number of people injured outside with smoke billowing from the building.

The incident appears to be the latest attack by Muslim separatists in the south of the predominantly Buddhist country.


Category: World News

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