Thailand, Terrorism, Level 3: Several dead after IED explosion near the border with Malaysia – Songkhla province, Thailand [Update 1]

Update 2022-12-08: As a result of this attack, the British Foreign Office now advises against using the Hat Yai-Pedang Besar train line.

2022-12-06: At least three railroad employees were killed and four others injured by the explosion of a bomb along a railroad line in the southern Thai province of Songkhla on Tuesday (6 December). The employees of the state-owned railroad company were on their way to repair a section of track also damaged by a bomb on Saturday (3 December). The explosion occurred near the border with Malaysia.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests of terror suspects. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.