Thai court hands Iranian life sentence over botched bombing




 
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Thai court hands Iranian life sentence over botched bombing
 
August 22nd, 2013  
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Thai court hands Iranian life sentence over botched bombing
BANGKOK (Reuters) - An Iranian man who blew off his own legs was sentenced to life in prison by a Thai court on Thursday for his involvement in a botched bomb plot that rocked Bangkok last year and brought condemnation from Israel. A court found Saeid Moradi, 29, guilty of attempted murder in an attack that authorities say was intended to target Israeli diplomats. A second defendant, Mohammad Khazaei, 43, was given 15 years in jail for possession of explosive devices. Five people were wounded by a series of explosions in Bangkok on February 14, 2012. ...




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