The Nation



Three killed, 25 injured at concert explosion in Roi Et

Roi Et - A grenade was hurled at a group of teenagers at traditional I-saan concert in this northeaster province early Tuesday, fatally injuring three and severely injuring 25 others, police said.

The attack occurred at 3:30 am at a concert in a temple fair in Roi Et's Suvarnabhumi district.

Police believed that a rival gang lobbed the grenade at the teenagers who were dancing on the right side of the stage.

Police found that the bomb was an M67 grenade.

The injured were rushed to the Suvarnabhumi Hospital and Roi Et Hospital. Three of them died at the Roi Et Hospital. They were identified as Wiriwan Sibuala, 40, Sarawut Utla, 16, and Apisit Saengnet, 16.

The Nation

Comments conditions

Users are solely responsible for their comments.We reserve the right to remove any comment and revoke posting rights for any reason withou prior notice.