M79 round found near Ratchada courts

An M79 grenade was found in a car park between the Civil and Appeals courts on Ratchadapisek Road at about 12.30pm Sunday, reports said.

Phahon Yothin police and an explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) team were sent to the scene to examine the explosive.

The police used a car tyre to cover the unexploded grenade and cordoned off the area to keep people, many of whom were panicking, away.

A large number of court officials had showed up at their offices Sunday when a new cooperatives committee was to be elected.

It was initially believed one of the two courts was the target for an attack.

Police were examining the footage of surveillance cameras in the area to find clues to the culprits.

Video by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill.

Share your thoughts

Discussion 1 : 23/02/2014 at 09:05 PM
Judge without evidence. Maybe it knows Mr. Suthep? Faith but also not me. I suspect there are groups that support him. I think I do not know.
Discussion 2 : 23/02/2014 at 03:54 PM
We know who did it, "coup-mongers" did it!
Discussion 3 : 23/02/2014 at 03:09 PM
The police will never give an answer to this because they also belongs to this group of people; UDD, PTP & shinawatra
Discussion 4 : 23/02/2014 at 02:52 PM
Wonder who did that?Its only the Goverment and the police who dont knows(will not) and sure not find the culprits! Time for the military to protect the country from a power hungry maniac, Thaksin!

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