No motive or suspects emerge in wake of deadly blast in heart of Bangkok

August 18, 2015 7:22 AM

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BANGKOK – A bomb exploded at a popular open-air shrine located at a key Bangkok intersection Monday evening, killing at least 20 people and injuring 140 others. Here is a summary of what we know and don't know.

An improvised bomb blew up around 7 p.m. Monday at the Erawan Shrine, an open-air Hindu temple frequented by tourists and local residents, near a busy intersection in the heart of Bangkok. The area is surrounded by shopping malls and hotels.

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