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19 Killed in Firecracker Factory Blast in India

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – At least 19 people were killed and dozens hurt in a blast at a firecracker factory in India, authorities said Saturday. The blast on Friday afternoon in Virudhunagar district was one of the worst such incidents in years in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. Local official R Kannan told AFP that […]Read More

North

Land mine blows off man’s foot in Phrae

PHRAE: A man lost his right foot when he stepped on a land mine while cutting bamboo in a forest in Den Chai district on Monday morning. Pol Lt Col Soranakom Kukkong, of Den Chai police station, said the incident occurred at about 8am in a community forest near Ban Huay Kut in tambon Den […]Read More

News

3 suspects arrested in connection with yesterday’s blasts in Bangkok

Three technical students, aged 15, 16 and 17, were arrested this morning (Saturday) in connection with the investigation into the planting of four explosive devices in the bushes in the middle of Rama IX Soi 57/1 on Friday, August 2nd, according to Metropolitan Police Division 4 Commander Pol Maj Gen Thirapong Wongratpitak. The suspects are […]Read More

Asia

Blast, Fire Kill at Least 30 People Including Children at

Three children were among at least 30 people killed Friday in an explosion followed by a fire at a house that was being used as a factory for making disposable butane lighters in Indonesia’s North Sumatra province, police said. The blast was believed to be caused by a gas canister in the factory, said Riadil […]Read More

South

Two dead, 14 hurt in Pattani blast

PATTANI: Two people were killed and 14 others wounded in a motorcycle bomb attack near a fresh market in Nong Chik district of Pattani Monday afternoon, police said. One of the dead was a 14-year-old teenager identified as Aiyadilfitli Yoko, a resident of tambon Bo Thong. The other was Sareepa Ayohsae, 35, from Betong district […]Read More

Asia

Blasts at Sri Lanka Churches & Hotels Kill 290, Wound

Sri Lankan authorities have detained 24 people in connection with a series of deadly explosions that killed over 200 people earlier on 21 April, the News 1st broadcaster reported. St. Anthony’s Shrine in the Kochchikade district of Colombo and St. Sebastian’s Church in Negombo have been hit by the blasts, as well as Zion Church […]Read More

South

Bomb blast injures police on teacher-protection duty

PATTANI: A bomb blast seriously injured two policemen on teacher-protection duty in Nong Chik district on Friday morning. The bomb was detonated on the side of a road teachers use regularly to travel to school in Ban Tha Yalo of tambon Tuyong about 7.55am. Full story: Bangkok Post ABDULLAH BENJAKAT BANGKOK POSTRead More

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Two Killed, 22 Injured in Bomb Blast in Myanmar’s Lashio

Two women were killed and at least 22 left injured when a bomb exploded on Wednesday at a bank in Lashio northeastern Myanmar’s Shan state, a region torn by fighting between government forces and ethnic separatist armies. Speaking to RFA’s Myanmar Service, Lashio Youth Group member Tun Myint said that he and several others had […]Read More