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Thailand Bombing: Hua Hin Resort Hit With Two Deadly Blasts

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Aug. 12 2016, Updated 1:22 p.m. ET

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WARNING GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Two bombs exploded in Thai resort, Hua Hin, killing at least four and injuring dozens of others.

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For those who don't know, Hua Hin is a popular coastal resort on the Gulf of Thailand.

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According to BBC News, the explosives were hidden in plant pots that were approximately 164 ft. apart.

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Explosions Hit Tourist Towns In Southern Thailand

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The bombs were detonated using cell phones, each set off about half an hour apart.

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Bomb explosion in Thailand’s Phuket

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Among those injured, several are said to be foreigners who had been traveling as tourists.

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"These incidents are different from the usual terrorism acts, they are more local sabotage on certain locations and provinces," Deputy Police Spokesman Maj. Gen. Piyapan Pingmuang said at a news conference Friday.

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"I heard people shouting 'Bomb! Bomb!'" Mark Gainsford, who had been in a nearby bar at the time of the bombing, told the BBC, adding that he didn't hear the explosion itself.

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"I ran out to see if I could help. I saw eight to 10 people injured, on the floor," Gainsford continued. "The police arrived very quickly."

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The tragic attack also comes five days after Thailand voted on a new constitution.

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