26 May 2017

News Story: Thailand rules out insurgents’ link to bombing

Bangkok (VNA) - Thailand’s authorities on May 24 ruled out the possibility of southern insurgency group’s involvement in a bombing attack at the Phra Mongkutklao military hospital in Bangkok and believed political motive was behind the attack.

Royal Thai Police Deputy Commissioner Srivara Rangsibhramanakul said there was no evidence to indicate that the May 22 bombing was connected to the armed group in the south. 

It closely resembles five bombing attacks during the period of political unrest in 2007 due to similarities of bomb fragments and explosive collected by forensics experts, he noted.

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