By The Nation
“There could be an attempt to come to Thailand but we are ready to defend ourselves,” Prawit said. “Like in other countries, they might try to set up a branch in Thailand but we can prevent that.”
His reaction followed a Malaysian report that four ISIS members, suspected of planning attacks on non-Muslim places of worship, had fled to the deep South.
Three of them are Malaysians and one is a Thai, Prawit said. Two have already been caught but the other two are on the run.
Thai authorities are investigating whether they have any links to ISIS, he said.