Thai Tourist Island Rocked By Car Bomb

April 11, 2015 1:47 PM

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A car bomb in Thailand's tourist island of Samui slightly wounded seven people in an attack that authorities have suggested is linked to activists opposed to the country's junta.

Michael Sullivan, reporting for NPR from Bangkok, says the seven were injured in the explosion that rocked the island in the Gulf of Thailand ahead of the Thai New Year festivities — a major attraction for foreign tourists.

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