14 Feb '12, 11am

Explosion in Bangkok injures 1 man: Police

Explosion in Bangkok injures 1 man: Police

Thai bomb squad officials inspect the site of an explosion in Bangkok on Feb 14, 2012. Three minor blasts rattled the Thai capital Bangkok, leaving a foreigner seriously wounded when a grenade he was suspected of carrying exploded, police said. -- PHOTO: AFP BANGKOK (AFP) - A man believed to be Iranian was seriously wounded when a device he was suspected of carrying exploded in the Thai capital Bangkok on Tuesday, police said. Police investigators rushed to the scene after three men were seen fleeing from a house where a blast was reported in the east of the city. One of the men hurled an explosive device at a taxi which refused to stop and later tried to throw another device at police, triggering a blast which tore off his legs, authorities said. 'An Iranian identity card was found with the injured man so it's likely that he's an Iranian national,' Major General Pisit Pis...

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