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In Thailand Twin bomb explodes at resort filled with tourists, 1 dead, 10 injured

It was learnt that twin bombings occur regularly in the three southern provinces of Thailand, which are wracked by an insurgency.

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A twin bomb has reportedly exploded at a resort, Hua Hin, in Thailand, leaving one woman and injuring 10 people including foreign tourists, police say.

According to BBC, the bombs were hidden in plant pots spaced 50m (164 ft) apart, and detonated by mobile phones within half an hour of each other.

It was learnt that twin bombings occur regularly in the three southern provinces of Thailand, which are wracked by an insurgency.

But it is rare to find such attacks in Thailand's tourist areas, report said.

The victim of the resort attack was said to be running a food stall in the area when the blasts occurred.

"I heard people shouting 'Bomb! Bomb!' but I didn't hear any blast," a british, Mark Gainsford told the

"I ran out to see if I could help. I saw eight to 10 people injured, on the floor. The police arrived very quickly."

Hua Hin, an upmarket coastal resort on the Gulf of Thailand, is popular with foreign and Thai visitors.

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