12 of August. In the night of Friday in the popular resort of Hua hin (Thailand) was powered by two explosive devices. The incident according to preliminary data, one person was killed and about 20 injured. Thai police do not hurry to make conclusions that this was a terrorist attack. Nevertheless, the first results of the investigation indicated that explosive devices were installed on one of the Central streets of the city on purpose.
As reported by Thai media reports, two explosive devices were powered on one of the popular streets of the Thai resort where there are plenty of bars that attract foreign tourists. The footage, which was posted on the Internet by eyewitnesses, it is clear that from the powerful explosion damaged cars and the facades of the houses on both sides of the street. "We heard a pop then the people ran in different directions, - said one of the eyewitnesses Emily Olson. Someone said it was the bomb, but it is unknown whether it is true or not."
The chief of police of Hua hin Sitthichai Crispbread confirmed that the explosion killed tyke, injuring 20 people, including foreign tourists. Data on casualties the Russians yet. Four victims are in city hospital: critical condition – reported by the newspaper the Nation. According to the TV channel Thai PBS among the victims are foreign tourists, two women from the UK, two Dutch citizens and a German citizen.
Law enforcement agencies of Thailand have been able to figure out that two bombs were hidden in flower pots in the street and detonated remotely using a mobile phone. However, while the official version of the attack was not made.
All entertainment venues in the resort town are closed by order of the authorities.
According to preliminary data, after the first explosion no one was hurt, an hour later there was a second explosion about midnight local time (20:00 Moscow time).
Earlier Thursday, one person died and seven were injured in a bomb explosion in the province of Trang in southern Thailand. According to the newspaper the Nation the explosion occurred at 15:00 local time (11:00 Moscow time) in the local market near city hall. Almost all the victims are employees of the market.
Hua hin is a very popular Thai resort, the town is located 230 km from Bangkok. Hua hin is a favorite place of rest for the Thais themselves. Many tourists arrived in Hua hin on 11 of August to to celebrate mother's Day (12 of August), which is Thailand's national holiday.