Report: Iranian Terror Cell in Thailand Hid Bombs in Portable Radios

ABC News obtains photo of one of the unexploded devices showing the inside of a radio containing ball bearings and magnets; bomb experts say devices were designed to be stuck to sides of vehicles.

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An alleged Iranian terrorist cell used $27 portable radios to hide at least five bombs intended for use against Israeli targets in Bangkok, Thailand, ABC News reported.

ABC News obtained a photo of one of the unexploded devices showing the inside of a radio containing ball bearings and magnets. The report cited bomb experts as saying that the magnets indicated that the bomb was designed to be stuck to the side of a vehicle.

A surveillance photo shows one of the alleged terror cell members, named as Saeid Moradi, holding two portable radios.

Last week, Moradi was wounded in Bangkok when a bomb he was carrying exploded and blew one of his legs off. Shortly before, there had been an explosion in a house he was renting in the Ekamai area of central Bangkok.

The blasts came a day after a twin bomb attacks targeted Israeli embassy staff in India and Georgia. Israel accused Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of being behind those attacks.

Surveillance photo of man identified as Saeid MoradiCredit: AP

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