Oops: Bumbling Iranian Bomber Blows Off His Own Legs in Failed Grenade Attack

Posted by on Feb 14, 2012 at 8:01 am

Dude, where’d my legs go?

Man, talk about blowback.

A bungling Iranian bomber blew off his own legs when he hurled a grenade at Thai police outside a Bangkok school – which bounced off a tree and then exploded at his feet.

It came after he had blown up his own home and then hurled a grenade at a taxi driver who would not accept him as a passenger, the Bangkok Post reports.

Police allegedly found an Iranian ID card in a satchel close to the blast in the Thai capital, and unconfirmed reports suggest he is called Saeid Moradi.

Four people, three men and one woman, were injured in the explosions which come the day after Israeli diplomats were targeted in simultaneous car bombings, also believed to have been carried out by Iran.

More explosives were found at Moradi’s house,  in the Ekamai area of central Bangkok, which police say he had been renting with two other unidentified foreigners.

He is believed to have arrived in Bangkok, from the southern Thai resort of Phuket, on February 8.

Thailand has rarely been a target for foreign terrorists, although a domestic Muslim insurgency in the country’s south has involved bombings of civilian targets.

Israel and the U.S. warned their citizens to be alert in the capital, but Thai authorities said the country appeared to have been a staging ground but not the target of any attack.

It comes the day after Israeli diplomats were targeted in simultaneous bomb plots which were also blamed on Iran.

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12 Responses to “Oops: Bumbling Iranian Bomber Blows Off His Own Legs in Failed Grenade Attack”

  1. solitary knight on 14/14/12 at 11:25 am

    From Stumpy the Bomber:

    Oh Allah, when I die, please to give me 71 Virgins and 1 pair of new legs.

  2. eon on 14/14/12 at 2:21 pm

    Obviously slept through the part of Bombing 101 where they discussed the bit about making sure you had a clear field between you and the target before throwing the thing.

    “Meet Mr. Grenade. This is his associate, Mr. Pin. Once you pull Mr. Pin out of Mr. Grenade, Mr. Grenade is no longer your friend.”



  3. Random Blowhard on 17/17/12 at 8:08 pm

    He should also loose BOTH of his hands, stripped naked then thrown out on the street with a brand of his crimes burned onto his chest.

    His body when found should be fed into a woodchipper with the exit funnel pointed at the nearest drain.

  4. A good guy on 18/18/12 at 1:56 pm

    It couldn’t happen to a nicer guy! Hopefully this will also happen to most of his freinds.