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Man caught carrying 18 pipe bombs, 3 guns in Bangkok


Police in Bangkok’s Pathumwan district caught a man carrying 18 pipe bombs this morning.

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  Man caught carrying 18 pipe bombs, 3 guns in Bangkok

The suspect, aged around 40, was spotted acting suspiciously near Pathumwan intersection. A search of his bag revealed the home-made explosives.

  Man caught carrying 18 pipe bombs, 3 guns in Bangkok

Pathumwan police station then contacted a bomb-disposal crew and the devices were confirmed to be explosives, primed for use. The man was also caught carrying three home-made guns and small bottles of a black substance suspected to be gunpowder.

  Man caught carrying 18 pipe bombs, 3 guns in Bangkok

Police detained the suspect for interrogation and are investigating the origin of the bombs and their intended target.

Published : March 05, 2021

By : THE NATION