Thailand’s Erawan Shrine reopens after bomb attack

Thailand’s Erawan Shrine reopens after bomb attack

Thailand’s Erawan Shrine reopens after bomb attack

Written by Tharushan Fernando

19 Aug, 2015 | 3:01 pm

Buddhist monks led prayers as the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok,Thailand that was subject to a bomb blast, reopened today.

The bomb blast that struck early morning Monday was allegedly carried out by a man in a yellow shirt. According to investigators, he was caught on camera leaving a backpack at the location. The Erawan Shrine in Thailand capital’s commercial heart, is a renowned tourist attraction and was a target of a network, according to Thailand’s chief of police.

Twenty deaths and many more injuries were reported after the attack. According to Thailand’s PM it is the ‘worst attack yet’.

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