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Three Injured In Small Blasts At Several Locations Across Bangkok

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Three Injured In Small Blasts At Several Locations Across Bangkok

Several explosions have been reported at three locations in Bangkok on Friday morning with at least three people injured,

At around 8.50am two small blasts happened close to the Chong Nonsi BTS station that shattered glass on a station barrier and scattered debris close to the King Power Mahanakhon Building located nearby.

Three Injured In Small Blasts At Several Locations Across Bangkok

Three street cleaners sustained minor injuries at the second location on Soi 57/1 on Rama 9 Road shortly after. The city workers were taken to Vibharam Hospital for treatment.

Three Injured In Small Blasts At Several Locations Across Bangkok

The third series of small blasts happened in a quiet area of the Government Complex on Chaeng Wattana Road.

Three Injured In Small Blasts At Several Locations Across Bangkok

Officers from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team were on the scene at all three locations inspecting the explosive devices, with Thai media reporting several contained ball-bearings.

Authorities have asked the public to remain calm, be vigilant and report any suspicious packages by calling the bomb squad on 02-2961946.

Today’s blast follow a similar incident on Thursday evening when a suspicious package was found outside the headquarters of the Royal Thai Police on Rama 1 Road.

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83 Pubs In Bangkok Shuttered Following Fire-Safety Inspections

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83 Pubs In Bangkok Shuttered Following Fire-Safety Inspections

83 pubs in the capital were temporarily shuttered on Saturday due to fire safety failings.

Following the fire at a Sattahip pub in the early hours of Friday morning that left 15 people dead, the Governor of Bangkok ordered inspections at entertainment venues across all 50 districts.

So far over 400 Bangkok venues have been inspected to ensure fire exits and escape routes are adequate and up to standard.

With tourists starting to return, the governor said it was important to step up safety measures.

Governor Chadchart has ordered further inspections in a bid to weed out entertainment venues operating illegally.

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Thailand To Introduce 10-Year Visa For Skilled Workers, Investors

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Another week, and another new long-term visa proposal from the government.

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