Some 600 policemen deployed in Pattaya to keep Songkran safe

Some 600 policemen will be deployed in Pattaya to maintain safety and security during the Songkran festival, Chon Buri police chief Pol Maj Gen Somprasong Yenthuam, said on Monday.

Somprasong said the large number of officers will ensure that tourists visiting Pattaya during the long holiday will be safe.

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He said police will set up five checkpoints and they will ban revelers from splashing water from the back of pick-up trucks which can be dangerous.

-The Nation