Thai intelligence warns of foreign terror attacks
“s Thailand gears up for its crowd-pulling Songkran festival next week, a leaked memo has warned that four Uighur and Chechen militants could be planning terrorist attacks on foreigners in the kingdom.
According to local news website Khaosod English, the warning originally came from Thailand’s intelligence information agency and was passed on by the governor of Surat Thani province to local police.
It warns that two Uighur men had entered Thailand via Phuket on March 23 and ‘may stage attacks on Chinese targets and interests in South-east Asia’, said Khaosod. The two Chechens, meanwhile, were allegedly planning to attack Russians in Thailand.”