Bomb attack near Ratchadamnoen injures one person


BANGKOK, 5 May 2014  – A ping pong bomb attack injured a woman near Ratchadamnoen boxing stadium last night.

At around 8 PM last night, an explosion was heard in front of the stadium, which is located near the Dhamma Army’s protest site.

A 52-year-old woman has been injured by what is believed to be a ping pong bomb. She was reportedly selling food to protesters when the attack took place. The woman has been taken to Rajavithi Hospital for further treatment.

The Erawan Emergency centre reports that since protests erupted on November 30 of last year, a total of 22 people have been killed and 749 others injured. Four people have so far remained in hospitals.