16 June 2017

News Story: Thailand arrests suspect of military hospital bombing

Hanoi (VNA) – Thai authorities on June 15 said that a suspect was arrested in connection with a bomb attack on the Phramongkutklao military hospital in central Bangkok last month.

Thai Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan announced a 62-year-old man was caught and is now under interrogation. However, he gave no indication of the suspect’s motive or affiliation to the bombing.

The bombing at the Phramongkutklao military hospital in Ratchathewi province on May 22 injured at least 24 people. The incident came on the third anniversary of the Thai army's seizure of power. 

After the attack, authorities of Thailand have stepped up security measures and ordered nationwide security agencies to be on alert.

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