Israel to ‘settle score’ with Bangkok attackers



JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli Cabinet minister says his country will “settle the score” with the perpetrators of a bombing attempt in Bangkok.

An Iranian man carrying grenades blew his own legs off in the blast. Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Tuesday the explosion, which wounded four civilians, was an attempted terrorist attack backed by Iran.

Israel has also blamed Iran for a pair of attacks on Israeli diplomatic targets in India and Georgia on Monday.

Speaking on Israel Radio, Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch did not mention Iran explicitly, but strongly implied Israel would seek revenge.

“We know who carried out the terror attacks, we know who sent them, and Israel will settle the score with them,” he said.