Bangkok blast hit Hindu shrine reopens to public

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Published: August 19, 2015 3:56:00 PM

The shrine in Bangkok that was targeted with a deadly blast on Monday, leaving at least 20 people dead, has reopened.

The shrine in Bangkok that was targeted with a deadly blast on Monday, leaving at least 20 people dead, has reopened.

According to the BBC, Erawan shrine is a Hindu site which is popular with Thai Buddhists.

Thai police are currently hunting a suspect who was seen on security camera footage.

The suspect is believed to be a young man who entered the shrine with a backpack and then left without it.

On Tuesday, another explosive device was thrown at a pier in Bangkok wherein nobody was hurt but the authorities have not ruled out a link between the incidents.

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