Bomb explodes in Thai complex when prime minister present there

January 8th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS  

Abhisit VejjajivaBangkok, Jan 8 (Xinhua) A small bomb exploded Thursday inside Thailand’s Government House complex while Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva was chairing a meeting of senior security officers. No casualty was reported. The bomb was hidden inside a pipe behind the Thai Kufah Building where Vejjajiva was chairing the meeting. Officials were clearing the compound to make preparations for Children’s Day celebration when the bomb went off, The Nation newspaper’s website reported Thursday.

The bomb was believed to be hidden when anti-government People’s Alliance for Democracy seized the Government House last year, the website reported.

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