PM orders a manhunt of Trang bomber

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Police and security officials have been ordered by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha to hunt down the perpetrator or perpetrators responsible for the bomb explosion at the downtown of Trang province Thursday afternoon which has killed one person and injured six others.

PM orders a manhunt of Trang bomber

Government spokesman Maj-Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd said the prime minister had ordered officials concerned to take good care of the injured and to track down the perpetrator or perpetrators.

It was reported that, before the explosion at about 3 pm, one man who seen putting a black bag, believed to contain a bomb, at the community hall in the compound of the cultural park which is about 800 metres from the provincial hall.

The explosion scene and surrounding area have been sealed off as forensic experts searched clues which might lead to the identification of the perpetrator who was seen placing the bomb.