Malaysians advised to be cautious and alert in Thailand

Thailand Nazirah Hussain

BANGKOK: Malaysians visiting Thailand have been told to be more conscious of safety and to be more alert of their surroundings.

Malaysian Ambassador to Thailand Nazirah Hussain issued the advisory to Malaysian citizens who are in Thailand or are planning to visit the country soon following the latest developments in the country.

“Malaysians who are in Thailand or are planning to visit the country soon should be extra careful of their own safety.

“This is because nobody knows whether the bombing incidents, which hit several southern Thai provinces last night, will recur,” she told Bernama today.

Thai police said there were bomb explosions in several southern Thailand provinces last night. These killed four people and injured 35 others.

So far the embassy has not received any reports of injuries involving Malaysians in the violence and will continue to monitor the situation.

Nazirah also said Malaysians currently in Thailand or are planning to visit the country could contact the Malaysian embassy in Bangkok at +66-2-6296800 (office hours) or +66-87-0284659 (after office hours).

The Malaysian embassy, which is situated at 33-35, South Sathorn Road, Tungmahamek, Sathorn, can also be contacted at +66-2-6792208 or +66-2-6792270 or via email at [email protected].

The Malaysian Consulate General in Songkhla can be contacted at +66-7-311062 or +66-7-4316274 or via facsimile line at +66-7-4324004.

The consulate office located at No 4, Sukhum Road, Muang District, Songkhla 90000, Thailand, is also contactable via its email address at [email protected].