World War II Bomb Kills 7 in Bangkok

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world-war-2-bombScrapyard workers in Bangkok accidentally detonated a bomb left over from World War II. Seven people were killed, and 19 others were injured.

“It’s likely this is a bomb dropped from a plane during World War II,” said police bomb squad chief Kamthorn Auicharoe.

Construction workers found the bomb and sold it to a scrapyard in northern Bangkok. Workers were using a gas-powered thermal cutter to take the bomb apart when it exploded.

Construction workers found a bomb in a different part of Bangkok last Saturday, but it was safely handed. Read more.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}

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