Iranian hurls bombs in Bangkok, five injured (Lead)February 14th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 14 (IANS) An Iranian national lobbed two bombs in Bangkok Tuesday, one at a taxi that injured the driver and the second at police that bounced back from a tree and exploded, injuring both his legs. Three more people were injured in another bombing in the Thai capital.
The Iranian threw the bombs around 2 p.m. outside the Kasempithaya School in Sukhumvit 71 road, the Bangkok Post reported.
The man carrying a black bag hurled the first bomb at a taxi after the driver refused to take him as a passenger. The driver was injured.
When police arrived at the scene, the Iranian threw a second bomb at them. But the bomb hit a tree and bounced back at him and exploded. The bomber, who lost both his legs in the blast, was taken to hospital.
According to Xinhua, another bomb blast took place in Soi Pridi Banomyong 31 in the city, injuring at least three people.
- Bangkok's Iranian bomber loses legs, four others injured (Second Lead) - Feb 14, 2012
- Four injured in twin blasts in Bangkok - Feb 14, 2012
- Three more Iranians held in Bangkok bombing case - Feb 27, 2012
- Iran condemns Bangkok blasts - Feb 15, 2012
- Bangkok bombing's Iranian suspect held in Malaysia (Lead) - Feb 15, 2012
- Third Iranian suspect in Bangkok bombing held in Malaysia (Second Lead) - Feb 15, 2012
- Iranian terror suspect flees Thailand - Feb 15, 2012
- Two Iranian suspects in Bangkok blast released - Feb 28, 2012
- Iran envoy blames Israel for Bangkok bombings - Feb 19, 2012
- Bangkok blasts not terrorist act, says Thai deputy PM - Feb 16, 2012
- Israeli team to reach Delhi to discuss attack - Feb 15, 2012
- Three killed, 118 injured in Thailand explosions - Sep 17, 2011
- Policeman injured in Kashmir grenade attack - Jul 31, 2012
- Phone calls made to Israel, Iran, Lebanon being examined (Lead) - Feb 15, 2012
- Bombs hurled at Bahrain school - Apr 12, 2012