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US says sorry over FBI list, Prayuth claims

Terror checks boosted as FBI sounds alert

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Army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha has brushed aside a list by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that ranked Thailand as Asia's most likely target for terrorist attacks. 

There is a terrorism risk in Thailand, says the army commander Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, but it is almost exclusively focussed in the four conflict provinces in the deep South such as this car bomb attack. (Reuters photo)

Gen Prayuth said he contacted the US military attache at the US embassy in Bangkok and the attache had apologised for the "misunderstanding" caused by the list.

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