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M-79 explosion hit Daily News newspaper last night

An M-79 grenade was fired at Daily News newspaper’s headquarters on Vibhavadi Rangsit Road last night. No one was injured.

The grenade landed at a cement area between the newspaper’s and TV’s buildings. Tblast that took place at about 8.30pm however damaged air compressor machines nearby.

The newspaper’s editor Apichai Rungruengkul said he was working when he heard a loud boom, thinking it was explosions of electricity generator. Security guards informed him later that it was a grenade attack.

This is the second time that the paper was attacked, he said, the first one was on January 30 when two M-79 grenades landed at an old building of the paper.


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