Two bombs in Hat Yai wound 8 people

Two bombs in Hat Yai wound 8 people

Eight people, two policemen and six civilians, were injured by two bomb explosions in the heart of Hat Yai city of Songkhla province on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Pol Col Passakorn Klanwan, the Hat Yai police chief, said the two bombs both went off about 2pm.

The first one exploded in front of a 7-Eleven convenience store on Polpichai road, injuring five civilians.

The second bomb exploded very shortly after on Phetkasem road in front of a police apartment building near the Hat Yai police station.  Two policemen and one civilian were wounded.

All of the wounded were admitted to hospital.

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