BANG-COCK!

Ter­ror­ist blows off willy in Thai cap­i­tal

Midweek Sport - - NEWS - By NEIL GOOD­WIN

A BUNGLING ter­ror­ist blew off his KNOB when a gre­nade he hurled at cops bounced back at him!

The Ira­nian bomber caused may­hem in the Thai cap­i­tal Bangkok with his bomb an­tics.

But the worst-in­jured was the at­tacker him­self, who suf­fered an ex­plo­sive DIY sex change… iron­i­cally in the mid­dle of a city famed for gen­der re­align­ment surgery.

As well as him­self, the ter­ror­ist in­jured four by­standers as a string of ex­plo­sions were set off.

He ap­par­ently fled from the house and threw grenades at a taxi that re­fused to stop.

Then he threw a sec­ond gre­nade at cops, but it bounced back and hit him – sev­er­ing his legs and his PRI­VATES.

Is­rael has ac­cused Iran of be­ing be­hind the bun­gled at­tack.

Is­rael’s De­fence Min­is­ter Ehud Barak stopped short of say­ing the man was try­ing to tar­get Is­raelis.

How­ever, it came a day af­ter Is­rael blamed Iran for at­tacks which tar­geted Is­raeli diplo­mats in In­dia and Ge­or­gia.

And Mr Barak’s com­ments made clear that Is­rael con­sid­ers the at­tacks con­nected and spon­sored by the Ira­nian gov­ern­ment.

Is­raeli of­fi­cials say Iran, and its Lebanese ally Hezbol­lah, are ag­gres­sively tar­get­ing Is­raelis to avenge years of set­backs that they blame on Is­rael.

Mr Barak said: “The at­tempted at­tack in Bangkok proves once again that Iran and its prox­ies con­tinue to per­pe­trate ter­ror.

“The re­cent ter­ror at­tacks are yet an­other ex­am­ple of this.”

“Iran and Hezbol­lah are un­re­lent­ing ter­ror el­e­ments en­dan­ger­ing the sta­bil­ity of the re­gion – en­dan­ger­ing the sta­bil­ity of the world.”

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