Bangkok scrap workers cut into live World War 2 bomb, explosion kills seven

April 3, 2014 4:05 AM

22 0

Bangkok scrap workers cut into live World War 2 bomb, explosion kills seven

(CNN) -- Thai scrapyard workers accidentally detonated a suspected World War II-era bomb Wednesday, killing seven and injuring 19 after attempting to cut into it with a blowtorch.

The device was discovered at a construction site in Bangkok, and moved to a scrapyard before workers tampered with it, in an attempt to break it down into smaller parts.

Read more

To category page

Loading...