Soldiers in Narathiwat have seized 100 Malaysian flags, which they believe militants planned to raise throughout the far South alongside anti-government banners on Malaysia's national independence day, Saturday Aug 31.
Security officers in Yala removed Malaysian national flags which were put up by suspected insurgents last year. (Photo by Muhamad Ayub Pathan)
Banpot Phupian, spokesman for the Internal Security Operations Command (Isoc), said on Thursday that southern insurgents raised the Malaysian national flag and put up banners bearing messages against the Thai authorities on Aug 31 last year.
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