15 February 2012 Last updated at 01:05 ET The three explosions took place in Bangkok on Tuesday afternoon
Thai officials say they believe two suspects arrested in Bangkok after a series of blasts were planning to attack individuals.
Thailand's National Security Council chief said possible links to blasts targeting Israeli diplomats in India and Georgia were being investigated.
The two arrested men are said to be Iranian. One suspect was injured when one of the devices went off and another was arrested at Bangkok's airport.
A third man is said to be at large.
"From the investigation, we found the type of explosives indicated that the prepared targets were individuals,'' NSC chief Wichean Potephosree told a news conference.
"Based on the equipment and materials we found, they were aimed at individuals and the destruction capacity was not intended for large crowds or big buildings.''
Of possible links to attacks on Israeli diplomats, he said: "We haven't found any links but we are still investigating.''
Police said magnets were also found at the rented house. The devices used in Delhi and Georgia were attached to vehicles using magnets.
Travel warnings The three small blasts took place in the Ekamai area in central Bangkok on Tuesday afternoon.
Police told the BBC the first explosion happened at a house which the three suspects were believed to have rented for a month.
Two men managed to escape the explosion that severely damaged the house, but a third man who suffered minor injuries tried to hail a taxi. When the taxi refused to stop for him, he threw at least one bomb at it.
There was a third explosion when the same man then attempted to throw another bomb at police, but missed. The man lost his legs when the device blew up.
Four other people were injured in the incident. The US and UK have issued new travel advisories for Thailand in the wake of the blasts.
Article Source : BBC News
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