Conflict escalating in southern Thailand, putting country’s security at risk

Posted on February 1, 2013 • Filed under: Asia, Thailand, Tourist Stories, Tourist Warning reported that a civil war raging between Muslim separatists and the Thai military in the south of the country becomes a great challenge for Bangkok as the conflict escalates. It happened last December – masked men stormed into a school in southern Thailand and shot three Buddhist teachers in front of their colleagues and students. That was the apex of a series of attacks carried out by Muslim separatists on schools in the region. Over 1,300 schools were shut down as a precautionary measure. Read Article

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