New mobile customers in Thailand southern regions, home to a restive separatist movement, will now have to supply biometric data event to purchase pre-paid SIM cards.From next week, during registration, fingerprints will be matched against data stored on identification cards.Attacks in the region near the border with Muslim-majority Malaysia, have intensified this year. The latest bomb, outside a supermarket in Pattani town, wounded 60 people this month. ramote Prom-in, a spokesman for government security forces in the region, told Reuters fingerprinting would make it more difficult for insurgents to buy pre-paid SIM cards and could help authorities identify bombers.”It can help prevent using mobile phones to trigger bombs, and with registration we can track attackers,” Pramote told Reuters.