Pathumwan police apprehended a man carrying 18 pipe bombs this morning (March 5).
His bag was searched after he was seen acting suspiciously near Pathumwan intersection. The search revealed home-made explosives inside.
Upon the discovery, authorities called a bomb-disposal crew who confirmed that those were real explosives.
The man was also caught carrying three home-made guns and small bottles of a black substance suspected to be gunpowder, The Nation reported.
Police detained the suspect for interrogation and are investigating the origin of the bombs and their intended target, the report added.
Source: The Nation
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