Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra expressed concern on Tuesday over the violence in the southern provinces after bomb attacks at eight locations in Yala on two consecutive days killed one person and wounded 30 others.
Yingluck, as caretaker defence minister, said she has instructed the armed forces chiefs to seek measures to protect the general public as well as economic zones.
She told the agencies concerned to urgently help those who were affected by the Yala bombings. Caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Pracha Promnok was assigned to visit the southern provinces soon to inspect the situation. Meanwhile, caretaker Deputy Defence Minister Yuthasak Sasiprapha sad he would visit Yala shortly to follow up the situation.