Court confirms sentence for man who set off hand grenade in restaurant

A court in Prague confirmed on Thursday a 15-year sentence for a man who set off a hand grenade in a Prague restaurant injuring four people. The incident took place in a restaurant in the Prague neighbourhood of Karlín in July 2009; 20 people were present in the establishment at the time. The man later said he wanted to commit suicide. The judge said it was sheer luck that no one was killed.

Author: Jan Richter