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Published: Monday December 23, 2013 MYT 7:42:00 AM
Updated: Monday December 23, 2013 MYT 7:45:19 AM

Danok blasts: No Malaysians injured, Wisma Putra confirms

KUALA LUMPUR: No Malaysians were injured in a series of five bomb explosions in three districts in southern Thailand on Sunday, Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Hamzah Zainuddin clarified.

The bomb explosions occurred in front of the police station in Padang Besar on the Thai side, in front of Sadao police station, in front and back of Hotel Oliver in Danok, in front of Bangkok Disco in Danok and in front of Tesco Lotus in Sadao.

"I confirm that no Malaysians were injured in the bomb explosions," said Hamzah when contacted late Sunday.

It was earlier reported that two Malaysians were among more than 20 people who were injured in the bomb explosions in areas near the Thailand-Malaysia border.

According to a statement from Wisma Putra, 27 civilians were injured in the bomb explosions with no Malaysians reported among them.

Tags / Keywords: Court and crime, Regional, Danok, Sadao, southern Thailand, bomb blast