PHUKET: The commander of the Phuket Provincial Police has called for the media to not “help suspects” by publishing news of the car bomb found in Phuket Town last weekend.

Maj Gen Ong-art Phiewruangnont’s call for media silence follows police confirming that a pickup truck rigged as a bomb discovered in Phuket Town last Saturday was stolen from a man shot dead in a car heist in the strife-torn Deep South province of Pattani in May (story

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