Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Thailand: Car bomb outside shopping centre injures 50

(Pattani) Islamic terrorists in Thailand detonated a car bomb Tuesday outside a busy shopping centre in the south of the country, wounding more than 50 people.

The blast occurred at one of Thailand's Big C shopping centres, a major grocery and retail chain. The attack hit around 2pm with two bombs going off outside the  busy supermarket near the town centre.
 The first device was packed inside a motorcycle in the car park, officers said, spreading panic among shoppers. "The second blast was a car bomb," Pattani police commander Major General Thanongsak  stated to the media. The local  hospital has reported that 52 people were injured from the incident. Thankfully no deaths have been reported.