Bangkok bomb injures two people

Two people were slight injured in an explosion in front of the National Theatre near Sanam Luang Monday night.

A small bomb was detonated, injuring two people, in Bangkok last night.

The device, which exploded in front of the National Theater at Sanam Luang at around 8.20pm (May 15), was concealed inside a piece of pvc piping.

Two people were taken to hospital for treatment to minor injuries. Thevictims were identified as Ms Chanpen Wutthi-aekpaiboon and Ms Kanchana Booncheep.

Both sustained minor injuries on their arms and were given first aid treatment at a field hospital tent of the army at Sanam Luang.

Metropolitan police commissioner Pol Lt-Gen Sanit Mahathavorn who went to the scene said that he suspected the explosion did not come from a bomb or a giant firecracker, but came from the explosion of high-pressure pipe.

Full report to follow as more information is released.

BangkokJack News Team

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