Monday, March 8, 2021

Two Explosions Near Myanmar Embassy in Bangkok are Investigated

A press conference will be held at 1PM to discuss more details about the investigation.

When: February 8th, 2021

Where: Myanmar Embassy, Bangkok

Perpetrator: Unknown

What: On February 8th, 2021, at around 7PM, two explosions were heard near the St. Louis BTS station on Sathorn Road around the time protestors had gathered at the Myanmar Embassy.

The incident caused a disruption to the protests, which were organized to voice concerns about the military coup in Myanmar.

Police responded to the scene last night with the Explosives Recovery and Destruction unit (EOD). Debris was found at the scene of the explosion and the device was described in the report as “a small bomb, like a table tennis bomb.”

The explosion caused no injuries or deaths. The motive is expected to have been to disrupt the protests and disrupt the situation.

At 1PM on February 9th there will be a conference that will announce progress on the investigation.

Officials are asking for witnesses to report any details by calling 191 or 1599 at any time.

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Source: https://www.khaosod.co.th/crime/news_5914262

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