31 May 2017

News Story: Pipe bomb found near metro station in downtown Bangkok

BANGKOK, May 30 (Xinhua) -- Thailand's explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) officers on Tuesday found a pipe bomb near the exit 1 of metro station Thailand Cultural Center in capital Bangkok.

A motorcycle taxi driver told police officers of Bangkok's Huai Khwang District Tuesday afternoon that there was a suspicious item hidden in a black plastic bag near the metro station, while it was testified by EOD officers that it is a improvised explosive device, Thai media Komchadluek reported.

Officers have removed the bomb, according to photos taken at scene.

Read the full story at Xinhua