Deaths in Thai Bangkok blasts: Media

A series of grenade blasts that rocked Bangkok's business district killed at least three person and wounded 75, hospitals and the Thai media said.

Deaths in Thai Bangkok blasts: Media

A series of grenade blasts that rocked Bangkok's business district on Friday killed at least one person and wounded 75, Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban told reporters.

He also said the government had no plan to crack down on anti-government protesters in the area, because women and children are among them.

The five grenade blasts wounded 75 people, including four foreigners, in an area packed with heavily armed soldiers and studded with banks, office towers and hotels.

Five M-79 grenades hit an area packed with heavily armed troops and studded with banks, office towers and hotels. Four of the wounded had serious injuries, including two foreigners, according to witnesses, hospital officials and an army spokesman.

Reuters

Last Mod: 22 Nisan 2010, 19:55
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