15 Thai tourist blast suspects in military detention

BANGKOK, Aug 18 — Thailand’s junta said 15 suspects in last week’s bomb and arson attacks against a string of tourist resort towns are being detained at a military barracks in Bangkok.

“Authorities have detained 17 suspects at the special 11th Army Circle barracks in Bangkok but we had released two of them,” Colonel Burin Tongprapai, the junta’s top legal advisor, told reporters, adding that authorities were looking to detain the two released suspects once more. — AFP