Where was the bomb in Bangkok in 2015?
A large bomb exploded at the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok in 2015, resulting in numerous casualties, including the death of a British national.
When was the last time there was an explosion in Bangkok?
The explosions in Bangkok were not the first time violence has occurred at an ASEAN event hosted by Thailand. In 2009, supporters of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra stormed a hotel in the resort city of Pattaya that was the venue for the regional group’s summit meeting.
Where was the explosion in Thailand in March 2019?
On 10 March 2019 a number of small explosions occurred in Satun City and in Patthalung Province in the south of Thailand. Since January 2004, there have been regular attacks in Thailand’s southernmost provinces of Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat, and in the southern four districts of Songkhla province.
Where did the bomb in Thailand come from?
Police head Jakthip Chaijinda said the men originated from the Muslim-majority region bordering Malaysia which is in the midst of a 15-year insurgency that has resulted in nearly 7,000 deaths. However, the superintendent said it was “too early” to establish a distinct connection to the rebellion.
Who was the man in the Bangkok bombing?
Some newspapers alleged that the man captured on security footage at the Erawan Shrine bomb attack was named by authorities as Mohamad Museyin, and that investigators are focusing their efforts on budget hotels in the Sathorn Road area of Bangkok where they believe the suspect stayed.
Why was there an explosion in Bangkok on Thursday?
The explosions did not disrupt the summit and went off just before a speech by Pompeo in Bangkok in which he commended Thailand’s recent return to democracy after an election in March. On Thursday night the Royal Thai police headquarters were evacuated after a man was seen planting a suspicious package.
Where was the bomb at the ASEAN meeting?
Police on Thursday said they found two fake bombs near the Centara Hotel, where the 52nd Asean Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and related gatherings attended by world leaders are being held. Two men linked to this incident have been arrested.