Casualties Mount as Bombings Strike Resort Areas in Thailand

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An questioner during a stage of a explosve blast in a review city of Hua Hin, Thailand, on Friday. Between Thursday night and Friday morning, several explosions were reported in Hua Hin, a review island of Phuket and Surat Thani Province.

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BANGKOK — A array of bombings struck Thailand during a accumulation of locations, including sites renouned with tourists, on Thursday night and Friday morning, in what a comparison Thai central called a concurrent call of attacks. The border of a casualties was not immediately clear, though during slightest one person, a woman, was reliable to have been killed.

Two bombs went off during a Hua Hin review in Thailand late Thursday evening, murdering one lady and wounding during slightest 19 people, a internal central said.

On Friday morning, some-more explosions struck in Hua Hin, as good as during a Patong beach during a renouned review island, Phuket, where several people were reported to have been wounded.

At roughly a same time as a Phuket explosions, dual explosions were reported nearby a military hire in a range of Surat Thani. Initial reports pronounced one chairman had been killed there and several wounded.

Gen. Prawit Wongsuwan, a emissary primary apportion in Thailand’s military-run government, pronounced Friday that a attacks were “absolutely conducted by a same network. we trust so. But a review is misleading on who indeed did it, what are a reasons behind it.’’

Bombings are not odd in Thailand’s low south, where an rebellion has raged, though they are singular in areas busy by tourists, like Hua Hin and Phuket.

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The explosions Thursday night in Hua Hin, that occurred about a half-hour apart, were in an area of bars and nightclubs renouned with unfamiliar tourists.

At slightest 9 foreigners were bleeding in a second explosion, that went off during a swarming intersection, according to Suthipong Klai-udom, a Hua Hin district official.

Mr. Suthipong pronounced that Germans, Swiss and Italians were among a bleeding foreigners, and that a lady who died was a Thai travel businessman whose transport was nearby one of a explosions.

He pronounced a bombs had been dark in plant pots and detonated by cellphone.

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