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Thai court convicts 2 Iranians for bomb plot

Saeid Moradi sentenced to life, Mohammad Kharzei gets 15 years for botched bombing in Bangkok, February 2012, which injured five, including Moradi

Associated Press
Published: 08.22.13, 09:18 / Israel News

A court in Thailand has convicted two Iranian men for their involvement in a botched bomb plot that officials believe was aimed at Israeli diplomats in Bangkok.

 

The court sentenced 39-year-old Saeid Moradi to life in prison Thursday for attempting to murder a police officer and carrying explosives. It also sentenced 43-year-old Mohammad Kharzei to 15 years in jail for his role in setting off the blasts.

 

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Both had claimed innocence in the case.

 

Moradi lost both legs (Photo: Twitter motorcyrubjang)

 

The pair was detained in February 2012, shortly after a cache of homemade explosives accidentally blew apart the Bangkok villa where they were staying.

 

Five were injured in the blasts, including Moradi, who later lost both of his legs when he attempted to throw a grenade at police officers.

 

At the time of the two's arrest, Iran denied the claims of its involvement in the plot. "they (the claims) are all fabricated and false and are parts of a scenario prepared by US and Zionist officials," Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said then.

 

 

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