grenade

  • Pattaya

    Grass mower finds grenade at Pattaya reservoir

    A grass mower in Pattaya was in for a pretty big shock at work yesterday when he spotted a rocket-propelled grenade at the Mapprahan reservoir. Nong Prue Police arrived on the scene and sealed off the area. They then alerted the Explosive Ordnance Disposal to collect the bomb. Police are now investigating how the grenade got to the reservoir. It…

  • Crime

    Police shoot grenade-yielding man holding woman hostage in northeast Thailand

    Police shot and injured a man who, armed with a grenade, held a woman hostage for three hours this morning in Khon Kaen province, northeast Thailand. After hours of failed negotiation, a SWAT team was called in, who shot the man in his left shoulder and saved the hostage. At 9am, officers at Muang Khon Kaen Police Station received a…

  • Pattaya

    Man finds live hand grenade in Pattaya area forest – VIDEO

    A man found a live hand grenade under a tree in Pattaya area forest yesterday while he was searching in the woods for termites to later feed to his pet fish. Officers from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team say the M26 hand grenade is very dangerous and can still explode. 51 year old Su Supayut told Pattaya News reporters that…

  • Crime

    Man in Samut Prakan arrested for allegedly selling assault rifles on Instagram

    Police arrested a man in Samut Prakan, southeast of Bangkok, for allegedly possessing war weapons and attempting to sell assault rifles online through Instagram under the account “dewaffen,” the name of a Nazi military branch. The “dewaffen” Instagram page for “Oz John Woo” has a combination of cat photos and gun photos. The bio says “military support/ small arms import/export…

  • Chon Buri

    Training grenades found along Chon Buri road

    5 grenades were found dumped along with some garbage on the side of the road in Chon Buri’s Sattahip district. Officers from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team say the grenades are not dangerous and are used in training exercises. A resident contacted police after finding the grenades. Although the grenades are not explosive, police say the grenades were disposed of…

  • North East

    Go looking for mushrooms, find 10 grenades – NE Thailand

    You’re just walking along, casually foraging for mushrooms when, behold, you come across 10 grenades! 10 LIVE grenades. That was the surprise awaiting a local mushroom picker in Si Sa Ket, North East Thailand, at the Huai Sala Wildlife Sanctuary. 58 year old Supin Thammaporn, was gathering mushrooms around the park when he found the unlikely cache of grenades. Military officials…

  • Thailand

    Man gets caught in crossfire in rival gang clash, grenade explodes in his hand

    As rival gangs exchanged gunfire at a Chanthaburi province fruit market, a man tried to break up the fight by holding up a grenade and threatening to use it. The plan backfired. 34 year old Thammarat Suntorn was shot multiple times in the crossfire and the grenade ended up exploding in his hand. Thammarat was severely injured with several gunshot…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today | HM comments, PM visits Phuket & Samui, Thai floods | November 2

    Back for another week of daily news updates, the most widely watched Thai news program, in English. What’s on the program today? “We love them all the same” – His Majesty comments about the Thai protesters In a rare moment, and certainly the first time commenting about the current political unrest, His Majesty King Vajiralongkorn has described Thailand as “the…

  • Chon Buri

    Live grenade found in garbage pile near Chon Buri housing estate

    A man found a live grenade in a garbage pile near a Chon Buri housing estate. 48 year old Sukhawut Wichada said he was looking around the area for papaya when he came across the grenade. “I was searching for papaya before I found this… I knew it was a grenade. I ran away before calling the police.” Both police…

  • Crime

    Man in custody after allegedly throwing grenade into Bangkok apartment

    A lovesick Lat Phrao man is currently being questioned by police after allegedly throwing a suspected grenade into the apartment of the 20 year old girl he had fallen in love with. The incident happened at a Lat Phrao district apartment in northern Bangkok on Monday evening. Lat Phrao police and officers from Explosive Ordnance Disposal headed to the apartment…