Fifty-six people were confirmed injured when two bombs went off at Big C Supercenter in Muang district, Thailand on Tuesday afternoon.

The first explosion occurred about 2.10pm and the second shortly after. Another suspicious object was found at Diana department store in Muang district, Pol Col Preecha Prachumchai, a deputy superintendent at Muang police station said.

The first bomb went off near the food center inside the mall and the second followed shortly after outside the building, after shoppers and staff had left the building in panic, security authorities said.

According to the information the second bomb was inside a bag placed in a pickup truck parked outside the building. The truck had Yala registration plates and the authorities were checking on the ownership.

At least 56 people were injured by the explosions. All were sent to Pattani hospital. There were no immediate reports of killed people.

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