Same grenade type in 2 attacks

The hand grenades used in the attacks on People's Democratic Reform Committee protesters on Banthat Thong road on Friday and at the Victory Monument on Sunday are of the same type, according to Pol Col Kamthorn Uicharoen.

Pol Col Kamthorn, commander of the explosive ordnance disposal police, said the grenades used in the two attacks are of the RDG-5 type, made in Russia or China.

On Jan 17, at least 36 people were injured in the explosion on Banthat Thong road. One of the injured died on Saturday. 

Today, the attack at the Victory Monument left 28 injured.

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