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Grenade explodes at Thai karaoke bar

A drunken Cambodian fishermen drops a hand grenade in a crowded karaoke bar near the Thai capital early on Saturday, killing himself and injuring 10 others, says the police.

world Updated: Nov 17, 2007 13:18 IST

A drunken Cambodian fishermen dropped a hand grenade in a crowded karaoke bar near the Thai capital early on Saturday, killing himself and injuring 10 others, police said. The Cambodian, who was not identified, had been drinking with friends at the karaoke bar in Samut Prakan, a province next to Bangkok, Police Lt Chalermsak Komolwasi. It was unclear why he was holding the hand grenade but the incident appeared to be an accident, Chalermsak said.



"A drunken Cambodian fisherman took out a hand grenade from his pocket before it fell to the ground and exploded," Chalermsak said. The explosion injured five other customers and five employees, Chalermsak said, adding that it was not clear how the man obtained the grenade.

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