Thailand's leading TV station Sunday receives bomb threat

08:30, April 26, 2010      

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Thailand's leading television station Sunday experienced a bomb threat, the website by The Nation newspaper reported.

An unidentified man made a phone call to the Political Desk of the Nation TV, saying the 13th floor of the Nation Tower in capital Bangkok where the Nation TV head office is located, would be hit by a bomb attack.

The call was received at 1:55 p.m., the Nation's website reported.

The Nation TV is owned by Thailand-based company -- the Nation Multimedia Group Public Company Limited.

The violence threat was made amid the rising political tension in capital Bangkok due to the anti-government rally by the "red- shirt" people.

Their rally has been held from March 12 as they have demanded the Prime Minister to "immediately" dissolve the lower House of parliament and hold a new general election.

They viewed that, apart from the House dissolution, there is no other solution to the country's ongoing political conflict.

But, at the same time the rise of Thais in "various-color shirts", who have opposed the early House dissolution, is increasingly growing.

Source: Xinhua


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