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Aug 18, 2015

The Bangkok Bomb Blast

The Bangkok Bomb Blast

The land with the never-ending smile, Thailand, was rocked by a bomb explosion in Bangkok yesterday.
The explosion in a busy tourist are of the city killed at least 22 people and injured many more.
The government said the attack during the Monday evening rush hour, in the capital's bustling commercial hub, was aimed at destroying the economy. No one has claimed responsibility.

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Wreckage of motorcycles are seen as security forces and emergency workers gather at the scene of a blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/Reuters

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Wreckage of motorcycles are seen as security forces and emergency workers gather at the scene of a blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/Reuters

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Blood is seen near a victim's shoe, as security forces and emergency workers gather at the scene of a blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/Reuters

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Security forces inspect the site of a blast in central Bangkok CHAIWAT SUBPRASOM/REUTERS

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Security forces inspect the site of a blast in central Bangkok CHAIWAT SUBPRASOM/REUTERS

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Security forces inspect the site of a blast in central Bangkok, Thailand CHAIWAT SUBPRASOM/REUTERS

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File picture of people praying at the San Phra Phrom shrine (Erawan shrine) in Bangkok DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS

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Security forces inspect the site of a blast in central Bangkok CHAIWAT SUBPRASOM/REUTERS

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Security forces inspect the site of a blast in central Bangkok CHAIWAT SUBPRASOM/REUTERS

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Security forces and emergency workers gather at the scene of a blast in central Bangkok KEREK WONGSA/Reuters

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Experts work at the site of the blast in central Bangkok KEREK WONGSA/Reuters

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Bodies of victims are covered with white sheet among wreckages of motorcycles and other debris as security forces and emergency workers gather at the scene of the blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/Reuters

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Bodies of victims are covered with white sheet as security forces and emergency workers gather at the scene of the blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/Reuters

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The body of a victim is covered with white sheet as security forces and emergency workers gather at the scene of the blast in central Bangkok KEREK WONGSA/Reuters

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The body of a victim is covered with white sheet as security forces and emergency workers gather at the scene of the blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/Reuters

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Experts investigate at the site of a blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/Reuters

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Security forces and emergency workers gather around a victim at the scene of the blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/Reuters

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Experts work at the site of the blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/Reuters

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Bodies of victims are covered with white sheet among wreckages of motorcycles and other debris as security forces and emergency workers gather at the scene of the blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/Reuters

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Experts investigate at the Erawan shrine, the site of a deadly blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/Reuters

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The body of a victim is carried away from the Erawan shrine, the site of a deadly blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/Reuters

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Experts prepare to enter the scene and investigate around the Erawan shrine, the site of a deadly blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/Reuters

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Rescue workers carry the body of a victim from the Erawan shrine, the site of a deadly blast in central Bangkok KEREK WONGSA/Reuters

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Experts investigate the remains of destroyed motorcycles at the Erawan shrine, the site of the blast in central Bangkok KEREK WONGSA/Reuters

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Experts investigate the remains of destroyed motorcycles at the Erawan shrine, the site of the blast in central Bangkok KEREK WONGSA/Reuters

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The body of a victim covered with a sheet is seen as security forces and emergency workers gather at the scene of the blast in central Bangkok CHAIWAT SUBPRASOM/Reuters

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Security forces and emergency workers gather at the Erawan shrine, the site of a blast in central Bangkok CHAIWAT SUBPRASOM/Reuters

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Medical workers rush the victim of a blast at the Erawan shrine to a nearby hospital in central Bangkok KEREK WONGSA/Reuters

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Experts investigate the Erawan shrine at the site of a deadly blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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Experts investigate the site of a deadly blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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Experts investigate the site of a deadly blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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Experts investigate the Erawan shrine at the site of a deadly blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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Experts investigate the Erawan shrine at the site of a deadly blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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Experts investigate debris near the site of a deadly blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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Police officers clean a street near the site of a deadly blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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Broken glass from the blast is pictured near the site of a deadly blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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People leave roses for the victims at the site of a deadly blast in central Bangkok KEREK WONGSA/REUTERS

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Police officer stands in front of the Erawan shrine, the site of a deadly blast, in central Bangkok, Thailand ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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Traffic resumes near the Erawan shrine, the site of Monday's deadly blast in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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Traffic resumes near the Erawan shrine, the site of Monday's deadly blast in central Bangkok, Thailand ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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People light candles at Erawan shrine, site of Monday's deadly blast, in central Bangkok KEREK WONGSA/REUTERS

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The Erawan shrine, the site of Monday's deadly blast, is pictured after the debris was cleared in central Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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