Weapons found in room near bombing

Weapons, food and clothing were found on Friday in a deserted building suspected to be the hiding place of the people behind a bomb blast that injured at least 31 anti-government demonstrators near Banthat Thong road.

BlueSky television showed pictures of loaded guns, food, styrofoam food containers with delivery names written on  them, towels and other evidence of a long stay, including a working refrigerator, in a room inside the unoccupied building after a search by security guards of the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) and authorities.

A red cap with the inscription "Attacking unit'' was also found in the room, the report on BlueSky showed.

Although the building, near Supachalasai stadium in Pathumwan, appeared unoccupied, electricity had not been cut off and the refrigerator was still working.

"This is scary,'' former Democrat MP for Rayong Sathit Pitutecha said at the scene.

 The hunt for a bomber was continuing.

Protesters saw a man in the building about 1pm, around the time the attack occurred. The Erawan Emergency Centre's latest report said 31 people were injuried.

Only selected reporters were allowed inside the building by PDRC guards.

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Discussion 1 : 18/01/2014 at 10:07 AM
Just pure logic is telling me that something is very wrong with this story. Wasn't this a last minute change of the protest route and why did they choose this street and location. How did the bomb suspects know exactly where to be. Why were the other weapons not assembled? Why didn't the bomber wait until more protesters were in front of him or her before throwing the bomb to inflict mass damage. It appears that the intent was to scare and inflict minimum casualties. I'm sorry but based on Suthep's actions to date, I wouldn't think it would out of the question that he and his team was responsible for this.
Discussion 2 : 18/01/2014 at 07:49 AM
This only shows the Yingluck govt was already prepared to sow violence.
Discussion 3 : 17/01/2014 at 09:43 PM
Go back to you country . Are you blind and don't find home ?
Discussion 4 : 17/01/2014 at 08:32 PM
It's that cap. a RED CAP...a RED cap... that's a dead giveaway...
Discussion 5 : 17/01/2014 at 08:29 PM
Let the tomato police in there and any crucial evidence will disappear quick. A country is in serious trouble when the police are politicised to this extent and why their total reform is essential before democracy has any chance.
Discussion 6 : 17/01/2014 at 06:12 PM
They should hire the PDRC to be detectives,only in Thailand could something like this happen they found all of this evidence so quickly and controlled the scene,i presume that their is no police,sounds very fishy to me.
Discussion 7 : 17/01/2014 at 06:08 PM
NO the PDRC are not working for Thaksin.
Discussion 8 : 17/01/2014 at 05:58 PM
Read TIME's "Yingluck Supporters Prepare to Fight for Democracy." The red shirts themselves said they already have places like this with weapons around Bangkok for the purpose of killing people. Case closed.
Discussion 9 : 17/01/2014 at 05:49 PM
Since when have these self-appointed PDRC "guards" had any control over the free movement of Press, let alone the public? Unless the building is owned by the PDRC, they had no right to exclude anyone from entering or leaving. Surely the police should have had the building sealed off once it was identified as a possible hideout for anyone involved in the grenade attack on Suthep's followers. This story begs more questions than it answers and makes on wonder whether there isn't some "false flagging" going on.
Discussion 10 : 17/01/2014 at 05:40 PM
text book now to find the men in black third hand so to speak
Discussion 11 : 17/01/2014 at 05:38 PM
It is sad innocents people getting injured. It is surly the work of a fifth column, that is hell-bent on starting a civil war and discredit the government
Discussion 12 : 17/01/2014 at 05:29 PM
DNA, Fingerprints and other evidence gathering and a thorough investigation by police, with follow up briefings would be the logic follow up. Yet are they working only for Thaksin?
Discussion 13 : 17/01/2014 at 05:20 PM
The UDD said this week that they put them there & all over the city ready to fight

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