Thai bomb blast linked to global tensions

A series of blasts severely wounded Iranian bomber in Bangkok, Thai officials blame international politics
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Thai bomb squad officials inspect the site of an explosion in Bangkok on February 14, 2012. Three minor blasts rattled the Thai capital Bangkok, leaving a foreigner seriously wounded when a grenade he was suspected of carrying exploded, police said. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Thai bomb squad officials inspect the site of an explosion in Bangkok on February 14, 2012. Three minor blasts rattled the Thai capital Bangkok, leaving a foreigner seriously wounded when a grenade he was suspected of carrying exploded, police said. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Thai bomb squad officials inspect the site of an explosion in Bangkok on February 14, 2012. Three minor blasts rattled the Thai capital Bangkok, leaving a foreigner seriously wounded when a grenade he was suspected of carrying exploded, police said. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Thai bomb squad officials inspect the site of an explosion in Bangkok on February 14, 2012. Three minor blasts rattled the Thai capital Bangkok, leaving a foreigner seriously wounded when a grenade he was suspected of carrying exploded, police said. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Thai bomb squad officials inspect the site of an explosion holding a magnet with shrapnel pieces in Bangkok on February 14, 2012. Three minor blasts rattled the Thai capital Bangkok, leaving a foreigner seriously wounded when a grenade he was suspected of carrying exploded, police said. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Thai bomb squad officials inspect the site of an explosion in Bangkok on February 14, 2012. Three minor blasts rattled the Thai capital Bangkok, leaving a foreigner seriously wounded when a grenade he was suspected of carrying exploded, police said. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Thai bomb squad officials inspect the site of an explosion in Bangkok on February 14, 2012. Three minor blasts rattled the Thai capital Bangkok, leaving a foreigner seriously wounded when a grenade he was suspected of carrying exploded, police said. (AFP/Getty Images)