Tags : Bullets

Phuket

Swiss man arrested with bullets at Phuket airport

PHUKET: A Swiss man was arrested at Phuket International Airport (PIA) yesterday (Dec 14) when it was discovered he was carrying live ammunition in his suitcase. The arrest of 39-year-old (name removed) was made by Tha Chatchai Police Chief Col Somchay Sanprasert, Immigration Police and officials from Royal Navy Third Third Area Command when the […]Read More

Bangkok

Norwegian cop held at Suvarnabhumi airport after bullets found in

A Norwegian police officer was detained at Suvarnabhumi airport after two bullets were found in his luggage on Wednesday. The Norwegian officer travelling from Oslo to Bangkok on a Thai Airways International flight was held after an X-ray scan found suspicious items in his travel bag. Inside, officials and found two 9mm bullets. Read more: […]Read More

News

Police bullet might have hit teenage girl

Police admitted on Friday the bullet that injured a teenage girl on a moving car in Bangkok’s Bang Chan area on Wednesday night might have come from one of their own. Deputy police chief Pongsapat Pongcharoen and acting Bangkok police chief Sanit Mahathaworn held a press conference on Friday with five anti-narcotics detectives at the […]Read More

Technology

Thai silk cocoon vests can ‘catch bullets’

A KHON KAEN University researcher and a weaver from the Northeast have successfully developed what has been labelled the world’s first silk-cocoon bulletproof vest. The men behind the innovation are Orapin Thongnonggoy, Phu Viang Silk Handicraft Centre’s community enterprise president, and KKU chemical engineering lecturer Assoc Prof Panomkorn Khoahong. Read more: The NationRead More

News

Official Refutes False Quote About Live Rounds In 2010 Crackdown

BANGKOK — A top official has refuted a viral social media post which claimed she said “only rubber bullets were used” by security forces during the 2010 military crackdown that left more than 90 people dead. Suwana Suwanchutha, director of the Division of Special Investigation, said she never made a remark that has been widely […]Read More

Pattaya

Russian tourist hit by stray bullet in Pattaya

CHON BURI – A female Russian tourist suffered a minor injury after being hit by a stray bullet fired by police who were chasing two teenage bag snatchers in Pattaya on Saturday night. E. S., 27, was hit in the left leg. Read more: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POSTRead More

News

No live bullets fired by police at Thai-Japanese stadium: Thai

BANGKOK, Dec 27 – Thailand’s police chief today stood firm that police did not use live ammunition in yesterday’s crackdown on anti-government protesters at the Thai-Japanese stadium. Pol Gen Adul Saengsingkaew said police strictly followed required steps in dealing with the protesters, starting with a warning before firing tear gas. Read more: MCOTRead More