A second person has died from injuries sustained when two bombs exploded earlier this week at a hotel in Thailand’s southern coastal town of Pattani, officials said on Friday.

The attack late on Tuesday at a hotel in Pattani, one of three Muslim-dominated provinces in the country’s south, followed a string of bombings and arson attacks across seven provinces in Thailand’s central south that killed four people and targeted tourist spots.

Police and Thailand’s ruling junta have ruled out links between Tuesday’s attack and the tourist-town bombings. Continue reading.