Coup d'Etat

Human rights watchdog condemns Thailand hospital bomb

A human rights watchdog condemned the bombing of a Thai hospital that wounded more than 20 people on the third anniversary of a military coup, saying the blast was an inexcusable crime.

Investigators found remnants of batteries and wires at the scene of Monday's blast on the ground floor of Phramongkutklao Hospital, police said.

"The bombing of a hospital is an outrageous rights abuse that shows total disregard for human life," Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch, said late Monday. "Bombing hospitals not only risks the lives of patients and medical workers, but disrupts medical care for many more."

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