More than 10 bombs exploded in Thailand's deep south on May 20 night, causing several injuries; no deaths have been reported so far.

This photo shows a bomb blast scene in Pattani, southern Thailand, in 2016.

Most of the blasts targeted ATM machines in Yala, Narathiwat, Pattani and Songkla of southern Thailand almost at the same time at about 7 p.m. local time.

Some power poles and security check points were also attacked, according to reports.

According to police, several people were injured and no one was killed. Thai troops and police have stepped up security measures in the south.

"There is violence every year during the period of Ramadan,” Colonel Pramote Prom-in, a regional security spokesman, told Reuters.

Muslims around the world marked the start of the fasting month of Ramadan last week.

As with most attacks in Thailand’s deep south, there was no claim of responsibility.

Source: NDO

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