Thai police say Bangkok bomb substance smells like TNT

Aug 26, 2015

Thai police say Bangkok bomb substance smells like TNT

Thai explosives experts say substance from the bomb that blew up in downtown Bangkok last week smells like TNT, although police still have not received chemical test results, the national police spokesman said Wednesday. Prawuth Thavornsiri told journalists that it was still not clear ...

Aug 24, 2015

Faulty CCTV cameras hamper Thai bomber hunt

A week after a deadly bomb tore through central Bangkok, Thailand’s police chief Monday admitted that his force’s frantic search for those responsible has been hampered by faulty security cameras. The trail is growing increasing cold seven days after the bombing, which killed 20 ...

Aug 24, 2015

Thai police defuse bomb week after deadly blast

Thai police found and defused a bomb on Monday, a week after an explosion killed 20 people in the country’s worst-ever bomb attack, but it was not clear if the device found at a Bangkok construction site had anything to do with the earlier ...

Police fear Bangkok bombing suspect may have fled

Aug 23, 2015

Police fear Bangkok bombing suspect may have fled

Despite new surveillance video that may offer a possible clue to the bombing in central Bangkok that killed 20 people, Thai police said Sunday that the perpetrators may have already fled the country, and that they will “need some luck” to catch them. Surveillance ...

Bangkok bomb shrine reopens as police hunt suspect

Aug 19, 2015

Bangkok bomb shrine reopens as police hunt suspect

Thai monks led prayers Wednesday at a ceremony to reopen a Bangkok shrine hit by a deadly bombing, as police hunted a man seen calmly planting a backpack before the explosion that killed 20 people on Monday evening. The blast struck as worshippers and ...

Japanese firms in Thailand on alert after deadly bombing

Aug 19, 2015

Japanese firms in Thailand on alert after deadly bombing

Japanese companies operating in Thailand have been shocked by Monday’s deadly bombing in Bangkok. “We haven’t expected a terrorist attack would happen in Bangkok” as the current Thai military junta has placed priority on ensuring security, said an official at Toshiba Asia Pacific (Thailand) ...