Three police officers wounded in Makkhawan Bridge bombing


BANGKOK, Nov 21 – Three police officers were wounded when a home-made bomb was hurled behind the barricade near Makkhawan Bridge that prevents outsiders from entering off-limits zones.

The three officers were identified as Pol Sgt Krisana Mangala from Samut Sakhon provincial police station, Pol Sr Sgt Siripong Indrarit from the Border Patrol Police Division, and Pol Sr Sgt Naruset Taosaentaweesin.

Police immediately inspected the scene to find the culprits.

Deputy Metropolitan Police Commander Chayut Tanataweerat said the incident could be linked to an attempt to instigate unrest in Bangkok, as earlier reported by intelligence police.