07:47 GMT26 February 2021
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    Two explosions rocked the Thai resort of Hua Hin. One person has been confirmed dead, according to police, with another 23 injured, including foreign tourists.

    The blasts were caused by two bombs that were hidden in plant pots that were located roughly 164 feet apart. The bombs are said to have been detonated within about half an hour of each other by mobile phones. However, some reports suggested that motorbike explosions took place.

    "Police in Hua Hin say 2 bombs killed 1 woman & injured 10 ppl, some seriously, some foreigners. Bombs 50m and 30 minutes apart," BBC correspondent Jonathan Head wrote in his Twitter.

    No group has claimed responsibility for the blasts.

    According to Khaosod local media, nine of the injured are foreign tourists; their nationality is unknown yet. The media added that four of the injured are in critical condition.

    Police continue to investigate the attack. The identity and motive of the bombers remain unknown, though authorities believe the explosions may have been related to a local dispute.

    Hua Hin is a Thai town located in the country's south, on the Gulf of Thailand and some 200km from the country's capital of Bangkok.

    Earlier in the day, a bomb attack took place in the southern Thai city of Trang.

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