Police find explosive devices near Cambodian defense ministry
January 2, 2009 by phalla (Edit)
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PHNOM PENH, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) — Police on Friday found explosive devices at two locations in front of the National Defense Ministry and another one near the headquarters of TV3 in downtown Phnom Penh.
Mine clearance group disassembled these materials, without causing any damage and casualty.
“We found them at 0300 p.m. local time (0800 GMT) and have been investigating the case to catch the perpetrators,” said Sao Sokha, chief of the National Military Police.
So far, no one has claimed responsibility for the deadly placements yet.
The explosive substances were placed in cans of mosquito-killing spray when the police found them in the public garden before the ministry and on the sidewalk beside the TV headquarters, according to the police.