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  • Thailand News

    Two busts in Narathiwat yielded over 38 million baht worth of drugs

    Narathiwat Police arrested two major drug dealers and seized a substantial haul of methamphetamine pills, crystal methamphetamine, and assets amounting to upwards of 38 million baht. A press conference was held at the Provincial Police Headquarters in Narathiwat to reveal the details of the operation. The event was attended by the Governor of Narathiwat, Tra Koon Thotharam. The two arrested individuals were…

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    Bomb attack injures six security officers in Narathiwat patrol

    A bomb attack injured six members of a local security unit in Cho Airong District, Narathiwat Province, while they were on patrol to protect teachers. The assailants fled after a brief exchange of gunfire with the authorities. Reports indicate that the incident occurred when the security team, riding motorcycles, was patrolling to ensure the safety of teachers, only 400 metres…

  • Pattaya News

    Bomb explosion at Tha Phraya Dam in Narathiwat injures four

    A tragedy struck in Narathiwat when a bomb detonated, injuring four individuals at the Tha Phraya Dam at 9.35pm, yesterday. Mueang Narathiwat police swiftly received a report of the incident and dispatched officers along with relevant agencies to the scene. At the scene, a motorbike engulfed in flames was discovered, with a bomb attached to it. Among the injured were…

  • Thailand News

    Narathiwat checkpoint bombing injures four amid security concerns

    A motorcycle rigged with explosives was detonated yesterday at 9.35pm, at a safety zone checkpoint in Tha Phraya Sai, Narathiwat province, injuring four individuals including two volunteer defence corps members and two civilian women caught in the bombing radius. Deputy Investigator Itthiphol Malikul of Mueng Narathiwat Police Station received the report of the explosion, which occurred in front of the…

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    Wildlife trafficker nabbed with protected macaques in Narathiwat

    The Thai authorities recently apprehended a wildlife trafficker in a sting operation today, seizing two protected macaque monkeys confined in fertiliser bags. The suspect, 32 year old Haisu Salaere, was caught red-handed in Narathiwat province while attempting to sell the animals, which he admitted to capturing and training for obedience and tasks. Narathiwat police, in collaboration with the Provincial Police…

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    Female off-duty ranger shot dead in Narathiwat province

    Amidst the hustle and bustle of the Dusongyor market in Chanae district, Narathiwat province, southern Thailand, tragedy struck when a lone gunman fatally shot a female para-military ranger. Without warning, the assailant drew a 9mm handgun and fired a fatal shot into the 30 year old off-duty ranger’s head, killing Nurisan Phromsri instantly. The sudden gunfire sent shockwaves throughout the…

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    NACC probes Narathiwat flood aftermath with 173 logs found

    In the wake of recent floods in Narathiwat Province, an alarming discovery was made as a substantial number of logs were swept down from Mount Mo Tae, situated within the Sipo Waterfall National Park. The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) stepped in to conduct a thorough investigation following the event that left 173 logs scattered across two primary locations in the…

  • South Thailand News

    Flood disaster in Narathiwat province affects 158,000 people

    The latest reports from the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department in Narathiwat province reveal a flood disaster triggered by downpours, affecting 13 districts and over 158,000 people. Seven lives have been lost, primarily in the Rueso and Ra-ngae districts. The calamity which started on December 22, affected 497 villages in 77 subdistricts across 13 districts. The devastation has impacted 41,442…

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    Resilient vendor endures Thai floods, sells food amid waist-deep waters in Narathiwat

    The sudden Thai floods in the southern border provinces of Thailand, namely Yala, Pattani, Narathiwat, and Songkhla, have severely impacted locals. Unexpectedly, many areas were flooded, leaving residents unprepared and badly affected. A video posted by TikTok user @userp422ac68zn displayed an inspiring sight of a determined vendor in the town of Waeng, Narathiwat, selling food while standing waist-deep in floodwaters.…

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    Elderly women found dead, children missing after boat capsizes in Narathiwat flood

    The bodies of an 89 year old woman and a 63 year old woman have been recovered in Narathiwat province, following a capsized boat incident during a flood evacuation. Two more people, both children aged three and eight, are still missing. The incident occurred today as heavy rainfall continues to impact the region. The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation…

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    Narathiwat explosion prompts 300 million baht lawsuit by 682 claimants

    Narathiwat witnessed a massive lawsuit filed by 682 individuals against two fireworks traders and a construction contractor, seeking damages of 300 million baht. The case stems from the disastrous warehouse explosion that occurred in Sungai Kolok district in July. This legal action, filed by 68 lawyers, was triggered by the catastrophic blast at a warehouse in tambon Muno, where fireworks…

  • Crime News

    Wang Thonglang police apprehend two Narathiwat natives in late-night methamphetamine bust

    Police officers from Wang Thonglang Station apprehended two young men accused of dealing methamphetamines. The suspects, both from Yingo District in the Narathiwat Province, attempted to flee upon spotting the officers. They discarded their illicit drugs along the way, which were later recovered. Both confessed to intending to sell the drugs to teenagers. The arrest took place in the middle…

  • Thailand News

    Spark to action: Villagers shaken by Narathiwat firework explosion ignite legal action for justice

    In the aftermath of the catastrophic firework warehouse explosion that rocked a rural hamlet in Narathiwat’s Sungai Kolok district on July 29, a contingent of the beleaguered villagers from Muno have decided to take legal recourse. The devastating incident claimed the lives of 12 and left an alarming 389 casualties, with three schools reduced to ruins and a mind-numbing 682…

  • South Thailand News

    Car bomb shock in Narathiwat: No casualties as police close district (video)

    In Narathiwat, a car bomb detonation led to the temporary closure of a region surrounding the location of a police base situated in Sungai Kolok district. The blast last night fortunately did not result in any injuries or deaths. The incident took place close to Orakan intersection, in proximity to both a rail route and the ad hoc police stronghold…

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    Fatal fireworks explosion in Narathiwat linked to local smuggling network

    Narathiwat witnessed a tragic incident recently as a fireworks storehouse exploded. The owners of the premises, a couple, Sompong Nakul and Piyanuch Peungwirawat, both 42 years old, are believed to have fled to Malaysia, according to the local police following the unfortunate fireworks explosion. There are also reports that their trade has connections with significant figures in the southern Thai…

  • Pattaya News

    Fireworks fiasco: Narathiwat warehouse woes lead to married Thai culprits

    In the aftermath of the harrowing fireworks explosion in Narathiwat province on Saturday, a disaster which resulted in 12 fatalities and left 121 people wounded, local authorities were quick to establish the identities of those accountable for the fire on Saturday, July 29. They identified Sompong Nakul and Piyanut Puengworawat, a married couple, as the proprietors of the warehouse responsible…

  • Crime News

    Cops arrest Lao woman for trafficking teen in Narathiwat karaoke bar

    In a raid last night on a karaoke bar in the main city district of South Thailand’s Narathiwat province, cops arrested a 35 year old Lao woman on charges of allegedly luring a 14 year old girl into the flesh trade. The suspect, known only as Souk, was the owner of the Seechompu karaoke bar in the Bang Nak sub-district,…

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    Investigation reveals Narathiwat police protected weapon and drug suspects

    An investigation into the southern Narathiwat provincial police department has revealed its police chief and subordinates protected weapon and drug suspects. According to the Bangkok Post, the commander of police, Waesamae Salae, and his subordinates are accused of taking bribes in exchange for helping drug and weapon suspects. The national police chief, Surachate Hakparn announced the news yesterday. Surachate says…

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    PTSD cat seeks new home following Narathiwat terror blast

    A PTSD cat seeks a new home following the Narathiwat terror blast. Apart from the tragic loss of life and destruction of property, the car bomb that destroyed Narathiwat police apartments on Tuesday left one former resident homeless and hungry. A cat that was owned by one of the Narathiwat police officers lost in the blast is suffering from PTSD.…

  • South Thailand News

    Army officer killed and another injured in southern Narathiwat province roadside bombing

    A blast in Thailand’s southern border province of Narathiwat killed an army officer and injured another officer. The roadside bomb went off on the vehicle they were driving in the Chanae district. According to Thai PBS World, military sources say the two officers were on their way to investigate another incident. The earlier incident concerned villagers being attacked by insurgents upon…

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    Police track down suspect in human trafficking case in Narathiwat

    Police tracked down a 29 year old suspect in a human trafficking case after he reportedly transferred wages to people who were smuggling Burmese migrants into Thailand. The suspect, identified as Arnas Oo-ma, was tracked down and arrested by the Crime Suppression Police in Narathiwat’s Su-ngai Kolok district, an area in Thailand’s Deep South by the Malaysian border. Back in…

  • South Thailand News

    Soldier suspended from duty after allegedly killing a woman in Narathiwat

    A military soldier from the 4th Army has been charged with allegedly killing a 44 year old woman in Narathiwat’s Tak Bai district yesterday. The solider allegedly approached the woman, asked her a question, and then took out a revolver, shooting her in the forehead. An Army spokesperson, Maj Gen Pramote Phrom-in, today said the suspect is identified as Sgt…

  • South Thailand News

    Off-duty volunteer ranger shot and killed in Narathiwat

    An off-duty territorial defence volunteer was shot and killed in Narathiwat, a province in Thailand’s “Deep South” near the Malaysian border with ongoing violence due to the religious separatist insurgency. The volunteer, Madrusli Kolae, was killed around 6:15pm yesterday as he was going home on his motorcycle after playing football at a field in the Chanae district. Witnesses say they…

  • South Thailand News

    More assault rifles missing from arms depots in Narathiwat

    Police suspect insurgents stole at least 37 assault rifles from armories in 5 districts in the Deep South province Narathiwat, which borders Malaysia and is prone to violence due to the religious separatist insurgency. Police have been checking the stock of each arms depot in the province. On May 18, police reported that 28 AK102s were missing from the 2nd Narathiwat…

  • South Thailand News

    Suspected insurgent shot and killed by rangers after bomb attack in Narathiwat

    Rangers in Thailand’s deep south shot and killed a suspected insurgent and arrested 2 others after an attack at a defence volunteer outpost. The southern province Narathiwat, which borders Malaysia, has been plagued with violence from the religious separatist insurgency with ongoing reports of roadside bomb explosions, as well as armed and sometimes fatal clashes with rangers. Yesterday, police in…

  • Covid-19 News

    CCSA Update: 194 new Covid-19 cases, outbreak at Narathiwat prison

    194 new Covid-19 cases were reported today in the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s daily briefing. Most cases are linked to an outbreak at a prison in the southern province Narathiwat. A number of other cases are linked to bars and entertainment venues in Bangkok. Out of the 194 new cases, 94 cases were in Narathiwat. Most are prison inmates.…

  • South Thailand News

    Narathiwat villager shot and killed, suspected insurgent camp found nearby

    After a villager was shot and killed while he was hunting wild pigs, a military and police task force searched the area in the Southern province Narathiwat’s Si Sakhon district and found a deserted camp on Bilo mountain that they suspect was used by insurgents. 55 year old Sophon Thasuk went up to the mountain to go hunting with a…

  • South Thailand News

    1 soldier wounded in Narathiwat ambush

    A soldier in the southern Narathiwat province was injured in an ambush in Bacho district last night, according to police. The attack happened at about 10:30pm while 56 year old Serm Seedaeng, leader of a civic action team of the 2nd Rifle Battalion at Chulabhorn military camp in the province’s central district, was driving his pickup along Bacho-Ban Thon road…

  • Crime News

    2 arrested in Narathiwat with 1,420 kilograms of meth – VIDEO

    Police in the southern province of Narathiwat, on the Malaysian border, arrested 2 men and seized and 1,420 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine hidden in a trailer truck in Tak Bai district in the early hours of this morning. A team of police, soldiers and local officials was sent to Padador village in tambon Na Nak following a tip that a…

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    Officials investigate the illegal logging of 36 rai in Narathiwat

    In Southern Thailand, 36 rai (about 14 acres) of forest on the Sankalakhiri mountain range has been cleared illegally by encroachers. The incident happened in the Chanae district. Director of the intelligence office of the Region 4 Internal Security Operations Command, acting on information from concerned villagers, ordered soldiers and officials to check on the alleged encroachment high up in the mountain…