Most local businesses in Thailand's southernmost region appeared to be open for work on Friday, the Muslim sabbath, after being closed last Friday because of fears of terrorist strikes.
Narathiwat governor Apinant Suethanuwong said most shops in the city had opened their doors on Friday morning. He expected more would also open in Sungai Kolok district.
A majority of local shops in the southern border region were shuttered last week after they were warned by insurgent groups not to work on the Muslim sabbath.
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