Two bombs explode in Klongton, bomber injured (Bangkok)

The injured attacker was identified as Saerb Morabi. Police are hunting for two others suspects.

An Ara-blooking man apparently went berserk on Tuesday, separately throwing bombs at a taxi and later at police in Klongton district.

However an explosive fell from his hand and exploded as he was targetting a police officer who approached him and ordered him to stop. The device mutilated the bomber’s legs.

Pol Lt Col Witthaya Poonsin, deputy commander of Klong Tan traffic police, said the foreigner, who has yet to be identified, threw the first bomb at a taxi on Soi Pridi Panomyong.

The explosive rolled under the vehicle and exploded, damaging the vehicle. The taxi driver was not injured as he was standing outside the vehicle at the time of the attack.

After the explosion, he ran after the suspect to the main road of Sukhumvit 71.

Witthaya said the man later walked to Sukhumvit 71 Road and when he spotted a police officer, he then tried to grab another bomb from his backpack and apparently tried to throw it at the policeman. The bomb slipped from his hand, fell down to the ground and shattered his legs.

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About Antoni Uni

I am born in Haarlem, the Netherlands, and went to Spain, l'Escala - Costabrava, in 1988. After 15 years I made a mistake and went travelling in S.E. Asia. and in 2005 I dropped down in Bangkok where I still live. Mijn website met foto's is: http://www.antoniuniphotography.com/
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3 Responses to Two bombs explode in Klongton, bomber injured (Bangkok)

  1. antoniuni says:

    Police on Tuesday arrested an Iranian suspected of involving in the triple bomb blasts in Bangkok at Suvarnabhumi Airport as he was about to depart for Malaysia.

    The suspect was identified as Mohammad Hazaei, 42. He was waiting for an Air Asia flight to to Kuala Lumpur.

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    • antoniuni says:

      Americans alerted to maintain heightened awareness

      The US Embassy in Thailand issued a statement, alerting its citizens to maintain a heightened awareness when in public following a series of explosions in Bangkok on Tuesday.

      Read more in The Nation

  2. antoniuni says:

    Third Iranian suspect arrested and detained in Malaysia

    Malaysia on Wednesday detained an Iranian man suspected of involving in the series of bomb attacks in Bangkok’s Klongtan district on Tuesday, a senior Thai security official said.

    The arrest of Masoud Sedaghatzadeh was made about 3pm in Kuala Lumpur following the Thai side giving information and identity of the suspect.

    The suspect was scheduled to board a flight from the Malaysian capital to Tehran, capital of Iran today. He initially booked a flight to leave for Tehran on February 25.

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