Security tightened after bomb threat in Bangkok

Bangkok: Security has been stepped up in the Thai capital and nearby provinces following an intelligence report of possible bomb attacks by the end of this month, senior police officers said.

There was some information that pointed to a possibility that a group may try to stage car-bomb attacks in Bangkok and its suburbs between October 25 and 30 with targets at airports, parking spaces and department stores, deputy police chief Srivara Ransibrahmanakul said here on Monday, after chairing an urgent meeting with the police for two hours.

German railway station evacuated
Berlin: A railway station in Germany’s Baden-Wurttemberg state on Tuesday was evacuated and blocked after a bomb threat, the police said. Traffic was interrupted after the threat was reported, Xinhua news agency reported. State and federal police were searching for explosives at the station.

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