Yala beefs up security measures ahead of royal cremation ceremony


Yala – Thailand’s Yala province has stepped up security measures to maintain public peace and order ahead of the royal cremation ceremony.

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The province’s security units have joined forces to set up checkpoints in the Yala City municipal area to detect people who might be carrying weapons, to prevent any disturbances and to build confidence among the public.

Security officials have detected signs on social media of plans to provoke public disturbances during the week of His Majesty the late King’s cremation ceremony and have issued warnings against the suspected perpetrators.

Security officials will be on full alert and local villagers were asked to help them monitor the situation to assist in preventing possible disturbances.