Bangkok bombing: Thai police widen hunt after arrest of suspect foreigner

August 31, 2015 4:22 AM

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Police probing Thailand’s deadliest bombing widened their search for more suspects on Sunday after a foreigner was arrested and stacks of fake passports and bomb-making materials found during a raid on a Bangkok apartment block.

Authorities said police were monitoring about 1,000 mobile phone numbers and checking photographs used in some 200 seized passports to track down members of an unspecified group they believe orchestrated the August 17 attack on a Hindu shrine in Bangkok. The bombing killed 20 people and stunned Thai...

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