A bomb disposal unit rushed to a spot in the heart of Pattani town on receiving a report that a paper bag suspected of containing explosives had been found, but it turned out to be a fake bomb.
According to Pol Col Tuandir Juthanant, the Muang district police chief, the bag was found near a trash can at the three-way junction of Yaring and Kalapho roads near the office of the provincial Islamic committee about noon Wednesday.
The bomb disposal unit found inside the bag a carton of milk, a wrist watch with electric wires connected to it, nails and razor blades, but no explosive or fuse. A note, "You die", was written on one side of the milk container.
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