Three Iranians linked to a series of blasts in Bangkok this week had come to Thailand to target Israeli diplomats, Police Chief Pol Gen Priewpan Damapong
“They were aiming at individuals, specifically Israeli diplomats,” Priewpan said after interviewing one of the Iranian suspects, Mohummad Hazaei, 42, who was arrested trying to leave the country Tuesday night.
Priewpan said Thai authorities had requested that Malaysia send another Iranian suspect, Masoud Sedaghat Zadeh, 31, who they arrested late Wednesday, back to Bangkok to assist with Thailand’s investigation.
All three suspects were residing in a rented house in Bangkok that was rocked by an apparently accidental explosion Tuesday, prompting them to flee.
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