Two Suspected Explosives Found In Chiang Mai

 | Wed 23 Apr 2014 12:51 ICT

CityNews – On Tuesday, 22nd April, two suspected explosive devices were found in Chiang Mai: one was across the street from the Region 5 Police office, while the other was near the train station.

A functioning mortar M29.

At 12:30 p.m. the Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit (EOD), Intelligence Analysis, and Crime Investigation Division, along with Region 5 Police, were all informed that a black bag was found under the tree in the park across the street from the Region 5 Police office building on Mahidon Road. The suspicious bag contained a suspected explosive device, documents, some food, and an ID card belonging to Chief Petty Officer First Class Chalong Tungyu. It was sent to Mae Ping Police Station to locate the owner. The officials will ask him why his bag was left in the park.

At 2:30 p.m., the EOD received another report that a suspicious item resembling an explosive or an old K 81-mm artillery mortar was found at S.K. Recycle shop on Rotfai Alley, Tambon Wat Gate, Amphur Muang. They rushed to the scene but the soldiers from Army 33, Kawila Military Camp, had already recovered the mortar.

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