Army and Police Tighten Security in Chiang Rai following Bangkok Blast

Thai Soldier inspects ID of driver at road block

Thai Soldier inspects ID of driver at road block



CHIANG RAI – Soldiers and police officers have set up checkpoints in various areas in Chiang rai province following the bomb attack at Ratchaprasong intersection in Bangkok last night.

More than 200 security personnel, including those from Meng Rai Maharaj army base and Chiang rai provincial police, have been deployed to safeguard important places across the province.

Security patrols can be seen around the border, business districts, government buildings as well as public infrastructures in the province and Mae Fah Luang International Airport.

Police and soldiers have been searching vehicles at the checkpoints since the attack occurred last night in Bangkok to assure safety for people in Chiang Rai.

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