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Thai police seeking two more suspects in Bangkok blasts

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BANGKOK, Feb 17 – Thai police are seeking information on two more suspects possibly connected with Bangkok blasts after witnesses confirmed seeing a sixth suspect, Deputy Police Chief Pol Gen Pansiri Prapawat said Friday.

Gen Pansiri said police are seeking court approval for an arrest warrant for the fifth suspect, identified as 52-year-old Iranian Nikkhahfard Javad. He was seen on closed circuit television surveillance leaving the house rented by his group in Tuesday morning before the blasts occurred in the afternoon.

The warrants sought for the fifth man reportedly include joint charges with the other men of building explosive devices, possession of explosive devices without permits, and causing an explosion injuring other persons.

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