US embassy put under maximum security after bomb attack in Boston


BANGKOK, 16 April 2013  – The embassy of the United States in Thailand has been put under maximum security following the recent explosions at Boston marathon finish line in the US. 

According to Pol Maj Gen Chaiwat Chantaworaruk, head of the Patrol and Special Operations Division of the Metropolitan Police Commission, security measures at the US embassy have been intensified to the maximum level; however, the embassy has yet to request for an increase in security forces.

Pol Maj Gen Chaiwat added that a police intelligence unit has detected no signs of attempt to create chaos or any irregular activities in Thailand, particularly at the US embassy.

The bomb blastsin Boston resulted in at least 3 dead and over a hundred injured.