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Thai police chief links Uighurs to Bangkok bomb

People smugglers were motivated by revenge for crackdown on their trade through Thailand

Thailand's junta chief Prayuth Chan-o-Cha has questioned why Uighurs would carry out an attack yet not claim it.


THAILAND's police chief on Tuesday linked the recent Bangkok bomb blast to China's Uighurs for the first time, as the lawyer for one of two detained foreign suspects confirmed that his client is from the Muslim minority.

For weeks, Thai police have skirted around mentioning