Search still on for bomb masterminds

South remembers multiple attacks

Forensic officers gather evidence at a blast site in Prachuap Khiri Khan’s Hua Hin district on Aug 12, 2016. (Photo by Pattanapong Hirunard)

One year after multiple bomb blasts and arson attacks in seven provinces, the situation has returned to normal but police have still failed to identify who masterminded the attacks.

The incidents, which left four people dead and 36 others injured on Aug 11-12 last year, created chaos in the central province of Prachuap Khiri Khan and the southern provinces of Krabi, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Phangnga, Phuket, Surat Thani and Trang.

The attacks happened shortly after the Aug 7 constitution referendum, which attracted some opposition.

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