Scores of teenage “lady boys”and male prostitutes have been involved in a three day “gay war” on the Thailand resort of Pattaya.

The resort is popular with British tourists where teenage rent boys and so transvestite “lady boys” are available for as little as £12. Although prostitution is illegal, police are often paid to turn a blind eye to the prostitution.

It’s understood that police arrested two young men, believed to be working as “lady boys”, following an arson attack on a club and a separate attack where another bar was ransacked.

The attacks are understood to be linked to a feud two young men who were understood to be working as “lady boys” over a customer. During one fight a gun was fired unto a gay bar.

The Sun claims British tourists have fled the area.

The majority of the gay bars in the resort are British owned.