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PRESS RELEASE : EXPLOSIONS AT THE SATUN AND PHATTHALUNG PROVINCES, THAILAND, 9 AND 10 MARCH 2019

EXPLOSIONS AT THE SATUN AND PHATTHALUNG PROVINCES, THAILAND,

9 AND 10 MARCH 2019

 

The Consulate General of Malaysia in Songkhla, Thailand confirms that there have been a series of explosions in Southern Thailand, namely 4 explosions in Satun Province, and 6 explosions in Phatthalung Province on 9 and 10 March 2019.

 

Thus far, no casualties have been reported and no Malaysians were involved in these incidents.

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises Malaysians travelling to Thailand or those residing in Thailand to remain vigilant and pay close attention to personal safety at all times. 

 

Malaysians travelling to or residing in Thailand are also encouraged to register themselves with the Embassy of Malaysia in Bangkok or the Consulate General of Malaysia in Songkhla. The registration can be done either by email or fax.

 

Malaysians requiring assistance may also contact the Embassy of Malaysia in Bangkok or the Consulate General of Malaysia in Songkhla as follows:

 

Embassy of Malaysia, Bangkok

33-35, South Sathorn Road, Tungmahamek, Sathorn

Bangkok 10120, Thailand

Tel.: +66-2-629 6800 / +66-87-028 4659 (after working hours)

Fax: +66-2-679 2208 / +66-2-679 2270

Email: mwbangkok@kln.gov.my

 

Consulate General of Malaysia

No. 4, Sukhum Road, Muang District

Songkhla 90000, Thailand

Tel.: +66-7-431 1062 / +66-7-431 6274

Fax: +66-7-432 4004

Email: mwsongkhla@kln.gov.my

 

 

 

 

PUTRAJAYA

 

10 March 2019