Prawut advised reporters on the shrine on Saturday that the primary arrested suspect, who has been referred to each as Bilal Mohammed and Adem Karadag, the identify on a Turkish passport he holds, was accountable for the bombing.
The first picture released by police identified his ethnicity as Uighur, but the police later released another picture with the reference deleted and asked the media not to identify him as Uighur. “If they did, he would not have got past our net”, said an Indian...
Six people, including a Pakistani and three women, have been detained by Malaysian and Thai authorities as part of their probe into Thailand’s deadliest bombing at a Brahma temple last month that claimed 20 lives.
Police spokesman Prawut Thavornsiri said that an arrest warrant has been issued for Abdul Tawab on charges of conspiracy to possess unauthorised explosives and conspiracy to possess unauthorised war materials.
State radio said in a Weibo microblog post that a single blast occurred at a chemical plant in the city shortly before midnight, according to Reuters. On Monday, authorities said the death toll from that blast had risen to 158, with 15 people still missing.