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‘Seized Bombs Made In Malaysia’

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BANGKOK – The Thai Army concurs with a statement by the Narathiwat police, several days ago, that 41 home-made bombs seized in the Takbai district several days ago, were produced in neighbouring Malaysia and smuggled into the country. According to the Fourth Army Region commander, Lt Gen Piyawat Nakwanich, the home-made bombs were meant for…

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Bombs Recovered In Thailand Made In Malaysia?

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BANGKOK – Security forces in southern Thailand have been instructed to intensify investigations over the seizure of 41 home-made bombs from a pickup truck in Narathiwat yesterday as a police officer in the restive province claimed the improvised explosive devices were made in Malaysia. Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwan wants the…

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Bomb Hoax: 11 Passengers Of Lion Air Flight Injured

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JAKARTA – Eleven passengers of a Lion Air flight en route from Pontianak, Kalimantan to Cengkareng, Jakarta sustained injuries following a fake bomb threat yesterday. Indonesian media reported that a male passenger identified as Frantinus Nirigi was allegedly joking about the existence of a bomb on the plane while the other passengers were entering the…

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Fourth Day Of Ramadan Sees 20 Explosions In Southern Thai

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PATTANI – The fourth day of the month of Ramadan has been marred with incidents of violence with about 20 bombs targeting Automatic Teller Machines (ATM), going off in some parts of southern Thailand. The bomb blasts started from 7 pm (local time) in the turbulent Pattani, Yala, Narathiwat and Songkla provinces. “The authorities received…

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Malaysia Condemns Bomb Attacks In Surabaya

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Malaysian Government strongly condemns the suicide bomb attacks in Surabaya involving three churches, an apartment and a checkpoint at the entrance of a police headquarters which have claimed the lives of 16 people. The Foreign Ministry in a statement also confirmed that so far, there were no Malaysian casualties in the…

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Death Toll Rises To 23 After Two Bomb Attacks Rock Afghan Capital

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KABUL – At least 23 people, including two assailants, were killed and 27 others wounded after two suicide bomb blasts rocked a diplomatic district in central Kabul on Monday morning, officials said, China’s Xinhua news agency reported. The latest figures showed that 21 people were killed in Monday morning’s two explosions and 27 others wounded,…

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Fish Bomb Explodes: Two People Injured

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JELI – Two men were injured when a homemade bomb to catch fish exploded in Kampung Sungai Seting, Lubok Bongor here, today. Jeli District Police Chief DSP Mohd Yusoff Jaafar said the first victim, aged 34, suffered a broken left wrist and crushed right hand in the incident around noon. The victim was sent to…

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Man Who Used Homemade Bomb To Fish Is Seriously Injured

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KOTA BHARU – A curious fisherman who went to inspect why his homemade fish bomb failed to detonate at a river in Kampung Chegar Bedil, Jeli yesterday, was seriously injured when the explosive suddenly went off. The 3.30pm explosion left Mohd Fadil Abdullah, 27, with a crushed left palm apart from an injured jaw and…

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Bomb Explosion In Yala Leaves Two Injured

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YALA – Two people, including a local security volunteer were injured when a bomb exploded near a school in the turbulent Yala region of southern Thailand today. The security volunteer, identified as Thavi Lebaeluwong, 43, suffered severe body injuries in the 8am (local time) incident at the Yaha district. The other victim was a 40-year-old…

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WW2 Bomb Discovered In Perak Oil Palm Plantation

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PARIT – A bomb, believed to be remnants of World War Two, was found in an oil palm plantation near Bandar Universiti in Seri Iskandar here, yesterday evening. Central Perak police chief Supt Mohamad Zainal Abdullah said a member of the public, who discovered the 454-kilogramme (100 pounds) bomb at 5.30 pm, reported the matter…

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6 Thai Rangers, Civilian Woman Injured In Shooting, Bombing

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NARATHIWAT – Six Thai rangers and a civilian woman were injured in separate shooting and bombing incidents in this conflict-stricken province early today. Sisakorn Police Station assistant chief investigator Captain Kitti Jaihai said the first incident occurred at 9.40 am (local time) when four rangers travelling in a four-wheel-drive were being shot at while passing…

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Bomb Attack Kills Officer, Injures Another In Southern Thai

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BANGKOK – Insurgents detonated a roadside bomb to ambush a team of rangers in southern Thai province of Narathiwat on Monday morning, in which one ranger was killed and another seriously injured, China’s Xinhua News Agency reported. The killed is identified as 25-year-old Anan Wichienthong and the injured is Yutthana Thongyen, who is being treated…

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Four Thai Soldiers Killed As Homemade Bomb Goes Off

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  PATTANI – A homemade bomb exploded on the Tebing-Saiburi road yesterday, killing four Thai soldiers on patrol in the restive Pattani province, according to a military spokesman. Five other soldiers and a civilian were injured in the incident that occurred at 6.10 am (7.10 am Malaysian time), said Col Pramote Prom-in, spokesman for the…

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Thousands Evacuated After Bomb Threats In Moscow

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MOSCOW: More than 15,000 people were evacuated Wednesday from several shopping centres, universities and train stations in Moscow after a series of bomb threats, Russian media reported. A source in the emergency services told state-run TASS news agency that over 30 prominent locations including the famed GUM shopping centre on Red Square were temporarily emptied…

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Sandakan Roads To Be Closed For Bomb Disposal

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SANDAKAN – Certain roads would be closed for a World War II bomb to be defused at the field next to the Road Transport Department (JPJ) premises here today. Sandakan District police chief ACP Mohd Azhar Mohd Hamin said the disposal would be carried out from 3 pm till 4 pm. The affected roads are Jalan Lintas Utara from Bulatan Nasalim till Bulatan Helang and Jalan…

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Nurse Finds Bomb Taped To Her Car

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SHAH ALAM – A 27-year-old nurse went through an anxiety-filled experience after discovering that an improvised explosive device (IED) had been taped onto her car  in an incident in Kapar, last night. In the incident at about 10 pm, P. Janagi heard a weird sound from the back of her car while on the way home from her place…

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Thai Police Confirm Bomb Behind Bangkok Hospital Blast That Wounded 24

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BANGKOK – An explosion that ripped through a hospital in Bangkok on Monday (May 22) morning was caused by a bomb, Thai police said. The explosion, which injured 24 people, took place in a waiting room for retired officers at the Phramongkutklao Hospital, a military hospital in the heart of the capital. The officers were…

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5 Thai Border Policemen Injured In Bomb Attack Near Golok River

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NARATHIWAT – Five Thai border policemen were injured in a bomb attack in Kampung Tok Jamu, Nanak near Golok River at the Malaysia-Thai border at about 6 pm yesterday (local time). Takbai District police chief, Col Wacharapol Na Bakorn said the 20 kg-homemade bomb was believed to have been detonated by some individuals hiding across…

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‘Bomb In Bag’ Claim Gets Two Turkish Students Arrested

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ALOR SETAR – Two Turkish students were arrested after one of them uttered the words “bomb in the bag” while checking in their luggage at the Sultan Abdul Halim airport here. The students, a 23-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman, were supposed to fly to Subang from Alor Setar on Tuesday night. Kota Setar District…

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Hoax Bomb Threat At Wisma Bernama

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KUALA LUMPUR – Police confirmed that the package with a threat note found under the tree near the parking lot of Wisma Bernama at Jalan 1/65 A, Off Jalan Tun Razak here today, was not a bomb. Wangsa Maju District Police chief Supt Mohamad Roy Suhaimi Sarif said inspection conducted by the bomb squad from…

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U.S. Drops ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ In Afghanistan – Pentagon

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WASHINGTON – The United States dropped “the mother of all bombs,” the largest non-nuclear device it has ever unleashed in combat, on a network of caves and tunnels used by Islamic State in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, the military said. President Donald Trump touted the bombing as evidence of a more muscular U.S. foreign policy…

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Russia Metro Blast Suspect From Central Asia

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ST PETERSBURG – RUSSIA. The man suspected of killing 11 people in a St Petersburg train is in his early 20s and from Central Asia, Russian media report. At least 45 people were injured in the explosion between two underground stations on Monday afternoon. Another explosive device was found and made safe at a station…

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Dozens Of Police Officers Injured After Homemade Bomb Explodes In Colombia

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BOGOTÁ, Colombia – A homemade bomb that went off near a bullring here, caused injuries to dozens of police officers who were present to monitor a demonstration by animal rights activists. The authorities did not give a motive for the attack and said they had no evidence that it had anything to do with the…

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Nigeria: Babies Used In Suicide Bombings, Officials Warn

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Female suicide bombers in Nigeria are now carrying babies to avoid detection in their attacks, authorities warn. An attack in the town of Madagali on 13 January saw two women detonate their devices, killing themselves, two babies, and four others. They had passed a vigilante checkpoint, mistaken for civilians because they were carrying infants. Female…

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Police Find 4 Pipe Bombs In Raid On Drug Lab

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GEORGE TOWN – Police raided a mini drug laboratory and uncovered four pipe bombs at a house in Taman Minamah in Nibong Tebal on Thursday. State police chief Datuk Chuah Ghee Lye said a 34-year-old man and a 42-year-old woman were detained during a raid on the semi-detached house at 11am. He said 18.35 grammes…

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Suspected Bomb Specialist Detained In Nibong Tebal

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GEORGE TOWN – A man, believed to be a bomb specialist, was detained with a female friend during a police raid at their rented house in Taman Minamah, Nibong Tebal near here yesterday. The 32-year-old man, with six previous records, is believed to specialise in making bombs that could be detonated using remote control, Penang…

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Suspected Bomb Specialist Detained In Nibong Tebal

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GEORGE TOWN – A man, believed to be a bomb specialist, was detained with a female friend during a police raid at their rented house in Taman Minamah, Nibong Tebal near here yesterday. The 32-year-old man, with six previous records, is believed to specialise in making bombs that could be detonated using remote control, Penang…

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Bomb Explosion Case At Movida Transferred To High Court

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PETALING JAYA – The Magistrate’s Court here today transferred the case of two men charged with committing terrorist act by throwing a hand grenade at an entertainment centre in Puchong last June to the Shah Alam High Court. Magistrate Zaki Asyraf Zubir made the decision after he was informed by deputy public prosecutor Fazeedah Faik…

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3 Policemen Killed, 2 Seriously Injured In Yala Bomb Blast

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YALA – Three policemen were killed and two others seriously injured when the two cars they were travelling in, were hit by an 80kg roadside bomb in Yala today. The incident at Kampung Lubok Kalo in Krong Pinang occurred about 11am (local time). Yala Province police chief, Maj Gen Ittipol Achariat-pradit said as soon as…

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One Killed, Three Injured In Railway Track Explosion In Pattani

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  PATTANI – A railway worker was killed and three other co-workers were injured when a train they were handling was hit by a bomb after passing the Nikom Khokpo station here yesterday. In the 5.45pm incident, the six-carriage train carrying 100 passengers was travelling from Sungai Golok to Hatyai when it was hit by…

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