Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva flew to Songkhla province on Wednesday morning to attend the funeral of former Bannang Sata police chief Sompian Eksomya, who was killed by a roadside bomb on Friday.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn will preside over Pol Col Sompian's funeral on behalf of Their Majesties at Wat Klong Play in Hat Yai district of Songkhla on Wednesday.

PM attends hero officer's funeral