SONGKHLA, 2 December 2014 – Hat Yai police and other security units are providing 24 hour patrol around the city to prevent insurgent attacks.
Songkhla Police Commander Police Major General Ampol Buarubporn presided over the police deployment ceremony that marked the beginning of crisis control.
A troop of soldiers and territorial defense volunteers are also joining the police in safeguarding the tourist town of Hat Yai. They will search vehicles and suspected individuals at checkpoints located at every entry to the city.
The patrol shifts will provide 24-hour police presence on both the main and minor roads to prevent any insurgents reaching the city center undetected.