Bangkok bomb accused to enter pleas


BANGKOK: Two Uighur men suspected of carrying out a deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine last year were set to enter a plea Tuesday over the unprecedented attack on the heart of the Thai capital. Bilal Mohammed, also known as Adem Karadag, and Yusufu Mieraili arrived barefoot, handcuffed and in ankle chains, at the military court where the hearing was to begin early Tuesday. They are charged with attempted and premeditated murder, possession of illegal weapons and illegal entry over the August 17 attack.The bomb killed 20 people and wounded scores more at a shrine popular with ethnic Chinese tourists.



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