Thailand: Local EOD robots ready for action

The Defence Science and Technology Department (DSTD) have certified two locally made Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) robots to be used for commercial purposes and in Thailand’s deep south. The Defence Technology Institute (DTI) announced on Wednesday the DSTD certified its Read More …

Thailand: Three policemen injured in truck bomb explosion in Pattani Province

Three policemen were injured when a bomb hidden in a six-wheel garbage truck exploded near a road checkpoint in Panare district on Monday night. The attack occurred about 9.15pm at Chantharak police checkpoint on Highway 42 at Moo 1 village Read More …

Bomb blasts and gunshots heard along Malaysian-Thai border

Tak Bai, a border town on the Malaysia-Thailand border in the southern Thai province of Narathiwat, was awakened by a series of bomb blasts and sounds of gunfire on Wednesday (May 25). The blasts, which occurred at about 10pm, were Read More …

Thailand: Bomb disposal officers need blood donations after explosion in Pattani province

A double bomb attack in Pattani province in southern Thailand on Friday killed a fisherman and injured 3 explosive ordnance disposal officers, leaving 2 of them severely injured and in desperate need of blood donations. By the way, Songklanagarind Hospital Read More …

Thai rebels excluded from talks take responsibility for Ramadan bombings

Thai rebels sidelined from peace talks claimed responsibility on Saturday for deadly bombings in the country’s Muslim-majority deep south that broke a Ramadan holiday agreed between the main rebel group and the government. The two explosions on Friday, which killed Read More …

Thailand: Large arms cache found on border with Cambodia

A large quantity of wartime munitions were found in a forest near the Thai-Cambodian border in Sangkha district of this lower northeastern province on Saturday. The munitions were discovered by villagers from Ban Kalengwek, Moo 2 village in tambon Thepraksa Read More …

Thailand: Three injured including two bomb squad officers injured in Songkhla’s bomb blast

While investigating the scene in Songkhla’s Chana district where a fisherman lost his leg when he stepped on a bomb buried underground, two explosive ordnance disposal personnel at the investigation site sustained serious injuries when another bomb exploded. They were Read More …

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 …