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DIY explosives pose new threat at rallies

Internet-based homemade bomb guides make attacks during unrest more likely

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Police have warned anti-government protesters they risk not only being injured by mass-produced grenades, but of being attacked by explosive devices which perpetrators can make by following instructions on the internet. 

Forensic officers examine the scene where two protest guards wereattacked by motorcyclists throwing firecrackers andping-pongbombs at KokWua intersection on Ratchadamnoen Avenue last month. APICHART JINAKUL

Known as improvised explosive devices (IEDs), the weapons include ping-pong bombs, Molotov cocktails and giant firecrackers.

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