FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2015 file photo, a policeman photographs debris from an explosion in central Bangkok, Thailand. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
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The trial of two Chinese Uighurs accused of planting a deadly bomb in Bangkok last year was postponed Tuesday because the defense was unable to produce a Uighur translator, the military court ruled.Yusufu Mieraili and Bilal Mohammed, both members of China's Turkic-speaking Muslim minority, are accused of planting a bomb at a popular Hindu shrine in the heart of the Thai capital in August 2015 . The case was further complicated after the pair's sole translator, an Uzbeck national, was arrested on drug charges in June.He is on the run and the defense has been unable to secure a new translator in time, the defendant's lawyer told the military court Tuesday. Thai authorities have denied those allegations.
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