Thailand: Police pickup damaged by bomb in Narathiwat Province

A police pickup was slightly damaged by the explosion of an improvised bomb in Chanae district on Tuesday, police said. There were no injuries. Pol Capt Yuthachai Rojsirimontree, a Chanae investigator, said the attack occurred about 3.45pm on the Chanae-Dusongso Read More …

Thailand: 6 bomb explosions in Yala on New Year’s Eve

Six bombs exploded in this southern border province on Dec 31 – two in Muang district and four in Bannang Sata – and the Barisan Revolosi Nasional (BRN) claimed responsibility for the blasts, Pol Maj Gen Tinnakorn Rangmat, the provincial Read More …

Thailand: Bomb blast outside army base in far South

An improvised bomb was detonated against the wall of an army operations base in Rueso district on Wednesday morning, causing little damage and no injuries. The explosion occurred about 6.15am at the Narathiwat 21 special operations unit base at Ban Read More …

Landmine casualties ‘exceptionally high’, Syria and Afghanistan worst-hit

According to Landmine Monitor 2021, the number of victims rose by 20 per cent in 2020 compared with the previous 12 months, the result of “increased armed conflict and contamination” of land with improvised mines. In total, more than 7,000 Read More …

Thailand: Police seize ping-pong bombs in Bangkok raids

Police have seized 75 ping-pong bombs and arrested two men and a woman at a house in Don Muang district of Bangkok on Friday morning. One of the suspects reportedly admitted to having delivered firecrackers and ping-pong bombs to anti-government Read More …

Thailand: Group of teenagers arrested, police seize knives and explosives

A group of around a dozen teenagers were arrested for possession of knives and explosives. The Mathayam level, or high school, students were approached by police as they were allegedly waiting to confront students from another school. The students, ages Read More …