Bangkok bomb blast injures seven


A bomb hidden near garbage bins exploded in a busy suburban Bangkok shopping district, wounding seven people wounded, Thai police said Monday.

The homemade device exploded at about 9 p.m. Sunday in Ramkhamhaeng, a university area of the Thai capital, said Police Col. Narongrit Promsawan.

“Police are investigating to see what caused the explosion and who were involved. A preliminary investigation of the scene found many nails were part of the device,” he said.

Narongrit said police did not think the bombing was part of a broader campaign.

He said none of those hurt was in a serious condition.