Lebanese-Swedish suspect charged with having hidden explosive chemicals

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SAMUT SAKHON, Jan 16 – Lebanese-born Swedish national Atris Hussein, suspected as a terrorist, was charged Monday afternoon with possessing explosive chemicals linked to a terror plot after the substances, which could be used to make explosives, were discovered in a building in this suburban province adjacent to the Thai capital.

National police chief Pol Gen Prewpan Dhamapong said the suspect and the seized chemicals — a large amount of urea fertiliser and ammonium nitrate solution — were sent to the Royal Thai Police Bureau. The suspect is subject to further prosecution under the Arms Control Act of having the chemicals without Defence Ministry permission.

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